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Wisconsin Senators Recommend U.S. Attorney Candidates to the 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 five Wisconsinites for consideration to be U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

The candidates, Richard Frohling, Gregory Haanstad, Susan Karaskiewicz, Kent Lovern, and Benjamin Taibleson, were recommended to the Senators by the bipartisan Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission that has been established to provide recommendations for nominations during the 117th Congress for United States Attorneys and federal judicial positions.

The full text of the Wisconsin Senators’ letter of recommendation to the White House is below and here.

May 11, 2021

The President
The White House
Washington, DC 20500 

Dear Mr. President:

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

Richard Frohling 
Gregory Haanstad
Susan Karaskiewicz
Kent Lovern
Benjamin Taibleson        

These candidates were among those selected by a bipartisan commission that we established to screen applicants, and we are pleased to recommend them to you.


Ron Johnson                                                                                Tammy Baldwin

United States Senator                                                                 United States Senator