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Wisconsin Senators Recommend U.S. Attorney Candidates to White House for Wisconsin’s Eastern District

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson announced on Tuesday their agreement to recommend to the White House three Wisconsinites for consideration to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

The candidates, John Franke, Jonathan Koenig and Matthew Krueger, were among those recommended by a bipartisan federal nominating commission that the Wisconsin senators established in April 2013 to move federal nominations forward, including nominations to vacant federal judgeships in Wisconsin.

The full text of the Wisconsin senators’ letter of recommendation to the White House is below.

May 2, 2017

The President
The White House
Washington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President:

We are pleased to recommend the following three individuals to fill the open U.S. Attorney position for the Eastern District of Wisconsin:

John Franke
Jonathan Koenig
Matthew Krueger

These candidates were among those recommended by a bipartisan commission that we established to screen applicants. We believe that each of these candidates would make an outstanding U.S. Attorney and are pleased to recommend them to you.


Ron Johnson
United States Senator

Tammy Baldwin
United States Senator