President Trump Expected to Nominate Former State Rep. for US Attorney

The president will nominate a former state representative for a U.S. attorney job.

The White House said Wednesday that President Trump intends to nominate Tom Leonard as the next U.S. attorney for Western Michigan.

Leonard served as the speaker of the Michigan House from 2017 to 2019.

The Republican was elected to the chamber in 2012.

He ran to be Michigan Attorney General in 2018, but lost to Dana Nessel.