Hoeven: President Renews Nomination of Drew Wrigley to be U.S. Attorney for North Dakota

Senator Working to Secure Timely Confirmation in the New Congress

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today released the following statement after the president renewed his nomination of former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley to again serve as the U.S. Attorney for North Dakota.

“We welcome the President’s re-nomination of Drew now that the new Congress has convened,” said Hoeven. “Through his many years of public service, both as U.S. Attorney and Lt. Governor, Drew has demonstrated his commitment to the people of North Dakota. He brings a depth of experience that will promote public safety in our state and help ensure offenders are brought to justice. We look forward to securing his confirmation as soon as possible.”

Wrigley served as Lt. Governor of North Dakota from 2010 to 2016. Prior to that, he served as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota from 2001 to 2009. He received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of North Dakota and is a graduate of the American University Washington College of Law. Following law school, Wrigley served as a prosecuting attorney in the Office of the Fargo City Attorney and as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia from 1993 to 1998.