Attorney General Nominee Lynch Wants Improved Relations With Congress
By The Wall Street Journal | January 28, 2022 10:02 am

WASHINGTON—Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch plans to promise a “new and improved” relationship between the Justice Department and Congress on Wednesday, according to prepared remarks, comments intended to show Republicans she wants to avoid the contentious fights that marked the tenure of outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder.

Ms. Lynch, currently the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, N.Y., is set to appear before the Senate Judiciary committee for her confirmation hearing Wednesday morning. Republican lawmakers have indicated they plan to question her on a range of administration policies, including President Barack Obama ’s executive actions on immigration, civilian trials for terrorism suspects and a hands-off approach to marijuana legalization in certain states.

Read more.

RELATED POSTS:

Comments are closed.

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASES
  • Former Owner of Empire Towers Pleads Guilty for Fraudulent $7 Million Bond Scheme and Filing False Tax Return
  • Deutsche Bank's London Subsidiary Agrees to Plead Guilty in Connection with Long-Running Manipulation of LIBOR
  • Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies at Public Foreclosure Auctions
  • Service Members to Receive Over $123 Million for Unlawful Foreclosures Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
  • Justice Department and State Partners Secure $1.375 Billion Settlement with S&P; for Defrauding Investors in the Lead Up to the Financial Crisis
  • Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions
  • Eleven Northern California Real Estate Investors Indicted for Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions
  • Alabama Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud
  • Five Northern California Real Estate Investors Indicted for Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions
  • Two Former Rabobank Traders Indicted for Alleged Manipulation of U.S. Dollar, Yen Libor Interest Rates