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|Acting United States Attorney General|
November 7, 2018 – February 14, 2019
|Preceded by||Jeff Sessions|
|Succeeded by||William P. Barr|
|Chief of Staff to the United States Attorney General|
September 22, 2017 – November 7, 2018
|Attorney General||Jeff Sessions|
|Preceded by||Jody Hunt|
|Succeeded by||Gary Barnett|
|United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa|
June 15, 2004 – November 25, 2009
|President||George W. Bush
|Preceded by||Stephen Patrick O'Meara|
|Succeeded by||Nicholas A. Klinefeldt|
Matthew George Whitaker
October 29, 1969
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
|Education||University of Iowa (BA, JD, MBA)|
Matthew George Whitaker (born October 29, 1969) is an American lawyer and politician. He was the Acting United States Attorney General from November 7, 2018 until February 14, 2019. He was appointed by President Donald Trump after Jeff Sessions resigned at Trump's request.
Whitaker was a U.S. Attorney during the Bush Administration and was Chief of Staff to Sessions from September 2017 to November 2018.
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