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.
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.
Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'
Guentzel, who scored the victor in Game 1 , now has the second-highest goal total ever recorded by a rookie in one playoff season. The second game for the most part we played well, but this is a winning business and at the end of the day you just have to win.
London fire: Blaze engulfs apartment block in West London
The service reported a major incident was declared in the west London after a fire broke out in the early hours of the morning. The city's fire chief Dany Cotton says there is no threat of the building collapsing. "The whole building is just crumbling".
Sale struggles, but Marrero hits 2 HRs to lift Red Sox
Sale (6-2) gave up six runs and 10 hits - both season highs - over five innings in his first appearance against the White Sox. George Springer homered and Marwin Gonzalez and Yuli Gurriel each hit RBI doubles during the Astros' six-run second inning.
Google confirms arrival of Chrome browser ad blocker in 2018
This unfavorable user experience could lead users to adopt the ad blocking route to get some relief in their browsing experience. Google will design Chrome's ad blocker to filter out ads that don't meet those guidelines, the company announced on Thursday.
Microsoft Announces Its Own E3 Week Price Cut for Xbox One S
That's a 130-per-cent increase over previous year , said Entertainment Software Association chief executive Mike Gallagher. Please note, this deal ends today , so you only have a limited to make the decision and buy the one you are interested in.
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.
California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump
I am not calling for Trump's impeachment because I disagree with every part of his unsafe and hateful agenda, although I do. A motion to table would be the likely outcome of that, but it would constitute the first impeachment-related vote.