U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly to serve as U.S. Attorney for Nebraska.

“Joe Kelly’s next career calling is to the benefit of Nebraskans across our state. Throughout his nomination process Joe showed that Nebraskans will continue to be well served by his commitment to honesty, humility, and the law.”

Background:

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to bring Kelly’s nomination before the full Senate.