Lisa Monaco

American lawyer

Lisa Oudens Monaco (born February 25, 1968) is an American attorney and politician. Monaco is the 39th and current United States Deputy Attorney General since April 2021 during the Joe Biden administration. She was the Homeland Security Adviser to President Barack Obama.

Lisa Monaco
Lisa Monaco, Deputy Attorney General portrait.jpg
39th United States Deputy Attorney General
Assumed office
April 21, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Attorney GeneralMerrick Garland
Preceded byJeffrey A. Rosen
6th United States Homeland Security Advisor
In office
March 8, 2013 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byJohn O. Brennan
Succeeded byTom Bossert
United States Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division
In office
July 1, 2011 – March 8, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byDavid S. Kris
Succeeded byJohn P. Carlin
Personal details
Born
Lisa Oudens Monaco

(1968-02-25) February 25, 1968 (age 54)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationHarvard University (BA)
University of Chicago (JD)

CareerEdit

Monaco was the Assistant Attorney General for National Security from 2011 to 2013, and as the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Justice Department.

In 2017, Monaco became a senior national security analyst for CNN.[1]

On January 6, 2021 President-elect Joe Biden nominated Monaco to become United States Deputy Attorney General under his administration.[2] She was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 20, 2021 with a 98-2 vote and sworn-in the next day.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "April Ryan Joins CNN As Political Analyst". WHUR Radio. April 4, 2017. Archived from the original on September 23, 2018. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  2. ""Tweet by wall Street journal"". Wall Street Journal. January 6, 2021. Retrieved January 6, 2021.