Pence spokesman Jarrod Agen confirmed the hire and said the Vice President wants a "swift" resolution.
Cullen previously served as Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Vice President Pence has lawyered up.
Cullen also served as special counsel to U.S. Senator Paul Trible (R-VA) during the Iran-Contra investigation and was on the staff of Rep. M. Caldwell Butler (R-VA) during the Watergate investigation. His official biography from McGuireWoods lists, in addition to his time at the Justice Department, his experience working for former Sen.
In May, President Donald Trump hired lawyer Marc Kasowitz, who represented the Trump campaign last year and previously represented Trump personally, to serve as his attorney for investigation-related issues. He has represented Trump for years in civil matters, including a libel suit against a Trump biographer that was dismissed. He also has represented banks owned in part by the Russian government.
Pence praised Trump's "decisive and strong leadership" when he fired Comey in early May.
Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Central and South America in August.
Oil Falls to Three-Week Low on Rising U.S. Output
He said the nation's oil production was still hovering around 1.5 million barrels per day, down from around 2.2 million bpd. West Texas Intermediate crude futures dropped 26 cents, or 0.54 percent, to $48.1 per barrel.
Dr. Seuss museum opens to the public
Springfield, Mass .is the hometown of Theodore Seuss Geisel, the author who's nickname eventually became the legendary Dr. Seuss Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m.to 5 p.m.
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh
But the Predators have been outscored by five goals on the road, where Rinne's save percentage is.905 compared to.949 at home. After the third goal went by him to end the period, his night was over after allowing three goals on nine shots.
Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis
The decision will come as a relief to the more than 11,000 people from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain living in Qatar. Morocco, a close ally of the Gulf countries, said on Sunday it would remain neutral and offered to facilitate dialogue.
SCO welcomes Pakistan as full member
PM Modi spoke on the need for enhancing connectivity in the region, adding it was key to boosting trade and investment. The SCO summit is being held in Astana , the capital of Kazakhstan.
Jurors in manslaughter trial of Minnesota cop review videos
Castile at all", he replied. "That wasn't my intention", Yanez said while wiping tears from his eyes, CNN affiliate WCCO reported. During his testimony Friday, Yanez said he saw Castile's hand on a gun. "I had no other choice". "I did not want to shoot Mr.