U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the Committee advanced the nomination of Scott Kracl to serve the District of Nebraska as U.S. Marshal.

“Scott Kracl’s commitment to serving Nebraskans spans decades. It is the job of U.S. Marshals to uphold the rule of law and today’s vote in the Judiciary Committee is an important step toward our state benefiting from Scott’s experience and continued service.”

Background:

Kracl received the Nebraska State Patrol’s Distinguished Service Award in 2017. He was nominated to the position by President Trump in April.