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Posted By: NorthernDog, 1/6/2021 12:41:24 PM

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said Wednesday. In picking Garland, Biden is turning to an experienced judge who held senior positions at the Justice Department decades ago, including as a supervisor of the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. The pick will force Senate Republicans to contend with the nomination of someone they spurned in 2016 — refusing even to hold hearings when a Supreme Court vacancy


AOC will be overjoyed - Not.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: morecowbell 1/6/2021 12:45:35 PM (No. 650476)
All for show. Never gonna happen.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: shredmaster 1/6/2021 12:48:42 PM (No. 650481)
This is an in your face choice (provided Biteme does become President) that serves as an across the bow shot to anyone who dares trying to fight the Uniparty so Garland can exact his revenge.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232 1/6/2021 12:58:50 PM (No. 650489)
I don't know.... Garland is far less objectionable than the previous democrat AG's. Unless he's bitter over not being confirmed to the SCOTUS and has axes to grind.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 1/6/2021 1:12:07 PM (No. 650508)
If confirmed, Garland would confront immediate challenges, including an ongoing criminal tax investigation into Biden’s son, Hunter... Yep. Gonna get right on that one. #2 is correct but it's still a better choice than the other finalist, yates.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nimby 1/6/2021 1:19:16 PM (No. 650513)
Who cares? This is not a legitimate administration anyway
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sanddollar 1/6/2021 1:28:01 PM (No. 650523)
Glad to see he did not select Sally Yates.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 1/6/2021 2:40:21 PM (No. 650582)
Garland's primary job will be to quash any and all investigations into the massive corruption and treason by the Biden family.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: pilot222 1/6/2021 10:29:37 PM (No. 651234)
Hey Merrick, how does it feel being a butt boy to a demeted fraud and watching Bi.den collect all that China money.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rotten in Denmark 1/7/2021 7:19:43 AM (No. 651491)
This AG will have the President’s back I betcha.
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