Jeff Rosen, the Department of Transportation's deputy secretary, has been nominated for the post of deputy attorney general, Politico reported Tuesday. President Trump nominated Rosen who will succeed Rod Rosenstein in March. The DOT official holds decades of experience in the department, the Office of Management and Budget and the private sector.
In his current role, Rosen contributes to the implementation of DOT's prioritized efforts and performs chief operating officer duties. He also chairs the department's Council on Credit and Finance, and is part of the Federal Aviation Administration's Management Advisory Council.