Democrats launch preemptive strike on likely pick for AG

Schor, Elana
September 2007
Hill;9/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 105, p1
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.


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