WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) issued the following statements after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of Peter Strasser to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The nomination now moves to the full Senate for consideration.
“Peter is a sound choice. He has the experience needed to lead this office,” said Sen. Kennedy. “He has dedicated his legal career to rooting out corruption and fraud. I know he will be committed to prosecuting criminals and making our communities safer. I’m happy to see his nomination move forward.”
“Mr. Strasser will make a great U.S. attorney for Louisiana’s eastern district and I look forward to him completing the confirmation process,” said Dr. Cassidy. “His extensive experience and passion for public service will serve our state and country well.”