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Jeffrey Rosen confirmed as US' next deputy attorney general

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Jeffrey was confirmed as the United States' latest deputy by the US Senate on Thursday after his predecessor, Rod Rosenstein, left the department last week.

oversaw Robert Mueller's investigations into Russian collusion in the 2016 Presidential elections, before stepping down from his post in April.

The US Senate, controlled by the Republicans, approved as the next deputy through a vote, with 52 voting in favour of his appointment, according to

US had nominated for the job in February. His decision was criticised, reportedly due to Rosen's lack of experience as a

The latest deputy previously served at the as the He also served in former George W. Bush's administration.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 06:20 IST