Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced today he is picking the former Attorney General’s ex-chief deputy as her replacement. Bruce Beemer will act as Attorney General for the remaining months of Kathleen Kane’s term, awaiting the approval of two-thirds of the state Senate.
— KDKA (@KDKA) August 18, 2016
Beemer is currently Inspector General and will resume that role when a new attorney general is chosen by voters in November and sworn in January 17th.