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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 10, 2008

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced that he intends to nominate one individual to serve in his Administration.

The President intends to nominate Matthew W. Friedrich, of Texas, to be Assistant Attorney General (Criminal Division). Mr. Friedrich currently serves as an Acting Assistant Attorney General. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Office of the Attorney General. He joined the Department of Justice in 1995 and spent 10 years as a line prosecutor. Mr. Friedrich earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and his JD from the University of Texas.

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