Alexander: Tennessee Will Be Well-Served By Doug Overbey

Posted on November 9, 2017

Senate confirmed Overbey to serve as the next U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee

WASHINGTON, November 9 — United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Tennessee State Senator Doug Overbey’s nomination to serve as the next United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee:

“I’ve known Doug for a long time—and I know that Tennessee will be well-served by a man of such good character. Doug is a lifelong East Tennessean and has dedicated his life to service—practicing law for more than 37 years in East Tennessee and currently serving in the Tennessee General Assembly. I know Doug will be an excellent U.S. Attorney for East Tennessee, and I am glad the Senate confirmed his nomination today.”