Trump attorney general pick Barr advances in U.S. Senate
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr, moved closer to confirmation on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate voted to advance his nomination despite Democrats' concerns about how he might handle Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
According to Reuters, the US Senate has confirmed William Barr as the nation's attorney general. The Senate voted 54-to-45 to confirm Barr, with most senators voting along party lines. Now confirmed, Barr could be sworn in as the 85th US Attorney General by the end of the week. Bill Barr previously...
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