TITLE

Democrats launch preemptive strike on likely pick for AG

AUTHOR(S)
Schor, Elana
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Hill;9/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 105, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Senate Republicans' criticism against the selection of the next attorney general (AG) by the White House in the U.S. Republicans commented against Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid's announcement that Solicitor General Ted Olson, a likely candidate for the AG position, will not be confirmed. Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell noted that the allocation of leadership at the Justice Department must follow the precedent suggested by the Senate.
ACCESSION #
26746131

 

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