Lynch was sworn in as the nation’s 83rd attorney general Monday at a Justice Department ceremony, with Vice President Joe Biden presiding.
Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay.
U.S. Senate leaders on Tuesday said they have reached a deal to vote on Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as President Barack Obama’s pick for attorney general.
Obama says nearly all Republicans agree that Loretta Lynch is qualified to be the nation’s top law officer.
At the National Action Networks’ annual convention Saturday, a crowd chanted “call the vote.”
Several current and former New York City leaders pushed Congress Friday to confirm U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as attorney general.
Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, of Neptune, New Jersey, entered the plea in federal court in Brooklyn Wednesday wearing a short-sleeved, blue prison-issued shirt.
A letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch’s nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.
The vote was 12 to 8, with three Republicans joining all committee Democrats in voting in favor of Lynch. She is also expected to win approval by the full Senate, though the timing is uncertain.
FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.
Senate Republicans demanded wholesale change at the Justice Department Thursday as they questioned whether President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, would provide it.
The nation’s top law enforcement job is on the line today as the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee opens two days of hearings on President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.
U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.
Jeffrey Evagues, of Manorville, Long Island, and Asif Ali, of Queens, were arrested Thursday and charged with stealing federal employee benefits and payroll.
U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen told lawyers at a hearing on Tuesday that jury selection will begin Dec. 1.