Nomination of John R. Bolton To Be an Assistant Attorney General
The President today announced his intention to nominate John R. Bolton to be an Assistant Attorney General (Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs), Department of Justice. He would succeed Robert A. McConnell.
Since 1983 Mr. Bolton has been a partner in the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, DC. Previously, he was executive director of the Committee on Resolutions (Platform) at the Republican National Committee in 1983-1984; Assistant Administrator for Program and Policy Coordination at the Agency for International Development in 1982-1983; General Counsel at the Agency for International Development in 1982-1983; and an associate with Covington & Burling in 1974-1981.
He graduated from Yale College (B.A., 1970) and Yale Law School (J.D., 1974). He was born November 20, 1948, in Baltimore, MD, and now resides in Arlington, VA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John R. Bolton To Be an Assistant Attorney General Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259242