WATCH: Merrick Garland choked up talking about his family history and why he wants to be attorney general
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- Judge Merrick Garland choked and explained his motivation for being a civil servant.
- At his attorney general’s confirmation hearing, Garland spoke about how his family fled anti-Semitism.
- “The country welcomed us and protected us, and I feel obliged to repay us,” he said.
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U.S. appeals judge Merrick Garland choked on Monday and got emotional as he talked about his motivations for being a civil servant.
At Garland’s confirmation hearing for …