Weis­man nom­i­nated as U.S. At­tor­ney

Pawtucket Times - - REGION/OBITUARIES -

PROV­I­DENCE (AP) — The White House has named its pick for the new U.S. at­tor­ney for Rhode Is­land.

Aaron Weis­man was nom­i­nated Wed­nes­day to re­place act­ing U.S. At­tor­ney Stephen Dam­bruch. Dam­bruch has held the po­si­tion since May.

Weis­man serves as the state’s as­sis­tant at­tor­ney gen­eral and the chief of the state at­tor­ney gen­eral’s crim­i­nal ap­peals unit. He has served in the at­tor­ney gen­eral’s of­fice since 1993.

The ap­point­ment re­quires U.S. Se­nate con­fir­ma­tion.

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