Leader McConnell Meets with Bill Barr

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement following his meeting with the president’s nominee for Attorney General of the United States, Bill Barr:

“I am very pleased with the president’s nomination of Bill Barr to be the Attorney General of the United States. Three times, the Senate unanimously confirmed him to important positions in the Justice Department, including the position of Attorney General under President George H.W. Bush. Mr. Barr has impressive professional experience and a deep respect for the Department and its employees. His judgement, independence and experience make him an excellent choice for this important position and I look forward to working with him.”

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