Brady was appointed by former President Donald Trump and was confirmed by the Senate in 2017.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania is resigning.

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U.S. Attorney Scott Brady announced Friday that he submitted his resignation and is stepping down Sunday.

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“Leading this office has been the greatest honor of my professional career. I am deeply grateful for the privilege of serving as chief law enforcement officer for my home, western Pennsylvania,” he said in a press release.

“Together with our law enforcement partners, the men and women of this office have pursued justice with humility and integrity, to advance the rule of law and secure a framework for ordered liberty. As a result of their tireless efforts, western Pennsylvania is a safer place for our neighbors and their loved ones.”

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Brady, a Trump appointee, was confirmed by the Senate in Dec. of 2017.