Senate Confirms Merrick Garland As Attorney General 70-30

The Senate confirmed Merrick Garland as U.S. attorney general Wednesday in a final vote of 70-30. Garland’s confirmation is a turning point for the Justice Department and has seen bipartisan praise despite the thirty GOP nay votes. Garland served in the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia Circuit and pledged that he will “fend off any effort by anyone” to sway a Justice Department investigation with partisan influence. Garland has committed that his first priory as AG is to fully prosecute the rioters from the January 6 Capitol insurrection. During the first day of the Senate hea…

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