Trump-Appointed U.S. Attorney Retained by President Biden

Trump-Appointed U.S. Attorney Retained by President Biden

CHICAGO – The Trump-appointed U.S. Attorney investigating public corruption in Illinois will be retained by President Joe Biden

U.S. Sens Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworkth announced John Lausch, the U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Illinois, will be kept on by the Biden administration until a successor is confirmed.

Lausch has cases pending in the ComEd bribery scheme that implicates former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. Madigan has not been charged with a crime.

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