Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin now facing years in prison after a jury found him guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd. In Washington, lawmakers are working towards change and action when it comes to policing in this country.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Monday to advance the nomination of Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general.
AG nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, faces questions from the Senate on day one of confirmation hearing
President Biden’s pick to be Attorney General, Judge Merrick Garland, testified before the Senate Monday, as part of his two day confirmation hearing. Judge Garland faced tough questions from Republican lawmakers, including how he plans to handle the riots from January 6, as well as why he wants the job in the first place.
Charles Dharapak/AP Photo (ABC News) — President Barack Obama has nominated Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Garland, a judicial moderate, currently serves as chief judge of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The announcement comes about a month after Justice Antonin Scalia’s sudden death put the Supreme Court’s ideological balance up for grabs, and Garland’s nomination is certain to…
President Obama will announce his pick to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia last month.