William Barr Confirmed as Next U.S. Attorney General

William Barr Confirmed as Next U.S. Attorney General

VOTE RESULTS:  54-45 by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 14, 2019) — Shortly after 1:00 p.m. EST, Fox News reported that U.S. attorney general nominee William P. Barr had garnered enough votes on the floor of the Senate to confirm him as the nation’s next top law-enforcer. Several minutes later, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham affirmed […]

Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on Judicial Nominees Thursday Morning

Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on Judicial Nominees Thursday Morning

MEMBERS SPEAK OUT ON QUESTIONING, FITNESS OF TRUMP NOMINEES, EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 7, 2019) — 10:46 a.m. EST – The Senate Judiciary Committee is currently meeting to discuss voting on a long list of President Trump’s judicial nominees for circuit courts and U.S. district courts as well as U.S. attorney general nominee […]

Barr Confirmation Hearings Expected to Conclude Wednesday

Barr Confirmation Hearings Expected to Conclude Wednesday

WILL HE BECOME THE NEXT ATTORNEY GENERAL? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 15, 2019) — Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham tweeted Tuesday evening that confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee William P. Barr are expected to conclude Wednesday after final witnesses speak on his behalf. On Tuesday Barr answered questions from members of the committee beginning […]