Sessions Names Hardliner Cook to Focus on Violent Crime

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Steve Cook, president of the National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys, has been named by Attorney General Jeff Sessions as the associate deputy attorney general with a mandate to focus on violent crime. In that job, which does not require Senate confirmation, Cook will be the top federal official working full-time on implementing President Trump’s vow to curb “carnage” in U.S. cities, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!