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U.S. Attorney for Iowa’s Southern District resigns

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa has announced he is resigning on Thursday. Marc...
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa has announced he is resigning on Thursday. Marc Krickbaum said serving as United States attorney has been the “privilege” of his professional life.(kwqc, department of justice)
Published: Jan. 7, 2021 at 6:03 PM CST
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DES MOINES (AP) - The U.S. Attorney based in Des Moines is resigning. Marc Krickbaum announced Thursday that he was resigning as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa.

Krickbaum did not give a reason for his resignation. No replacement or interim U.S. Attorney was named.

President Trump appointed Krickbaum to the post in July 2017. Before that, he worked for almost a decade as a prosecutor in Chicago and Des Moines.

The federal prosecutor’s office for the Southern District hold courts in Davenport, Des Moines and Council Bluffs.

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