Garland expected to face tough questions during the Biden attorney general’s confirmation hearing

Garland expected to face tough questions during the Biden attorney general’s confirmation hearing
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WASHINGTON – Merrick Garland, President Joe Bidens The candidate for attorney general is expected to have questions on Monday about how he will tackle some daunting challenges, including an investigation into the president’s son and the actions of the former president and his close advisers.

During a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Garland is likely to emphasize his goal of protecting the Justice Department’s independence from White House political interference in law enforcement investigations William Barr was frequently accused of putting, including by federal judges Donald Trumps Interests in front of the department.

When his nomination was announced last month, he said he would endeavor to see that “like cases are treated alike, that there is no single rule …”



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