Attorney General Nominee Merrick Garland Promises To Prosecute Pro-Trump Insurrectionists

Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland says he’ll prosecute pro-Trump insurrectionists who attacked the Capitol.

“Judge Merrick Garland plans to tell senators on Monday that he will prioritize fighting discrimination and domestic extremism as well as upholding the rule of law and the independence of the Justice Department if confirmed as attorney general, according to a copy of his prepared testimony.

“If I am confirmed, serving as Attorney General will be the culmination of a career I have dedicated to ensuring that the laws of our country are fairly and faithfully enforced, and that the rights of all Americans are protected,” Garland is expected to say before the Senate Judiciary Committee.” [READ MORE]