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Jeffrey Bossert Clark Chosen for Justice Environment Division

June 6, 2017, 10:22 PM

Jeffrey Bossert Clark, a George W. Bush administration Justice Department official, is President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the department’s Energy and Natural Resources Division.

The White House announced the selection June 6. If confirmed as assistant attorney general, Clark would be returning to the division after serving there as deputy assistant attorney general from 2001 to 2005.

During that time, Clark supervised the division’s Appellate Section and Indian Resources Section. The White House announcement said he also “reviewed, edited, or contributed to virtually every brief the Environment Division of the Department of Justice filed in the Courts of Appeals” ...