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United States Deputy Attorney General

position in the United States Department of Justice

The United States Deputy Attorney General is the second highest ranking official in the United States Department of Justice. The Deputy Attorney General manages the day-to-day activities of the Department of Justice. It may act as Attorney General during the absence of the Attorney General. President of the United States appoints the Deputy Attorney General with the advice and consent of the United States Senate. The Office of the Deputy Attorney General was created in 1950.[1]

Deputy Attorney General of the United States of America
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Incumbent
Jeffrey A. Rosen

since May 22, 2019
U.S. Department of Justice
Reports toUnited States Attorney General
AppointerPresident of the United States
with advice and consent of the Senate
FormationMay 24, 1950
First holderA. Devitt Vanech
SalaryExecutive Schedule, Level II
Websitewww.justice.gov/dag

ReferencesEdit

  1. "DOJ: JMD: MPS: Functions Manual: Attorney General". Retrieved 2009-01-25.