December 9, 2019
Trump nominates defense lawyer to lead DOJ cyber crime division
President Trump has nominated John Demers, a lawyer for defense contractor Boeing Company, to head the Justice Department's National Security Division, which is responsible for prosecuting cyber crimes.
“Mr. Demers is Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at The Boeing Company. He has held several senior positions at the company including in Boeing Defense, Space, and Security and as lead lawyer and head of international government affairs for Boeing International,” according to a White House statement released Friday.