April 23, 2015

Manchin Statement on Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Next U.S. Attorney General

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today issued the following statement on the Senate’s bipartisan confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. Attorney General.

“After more than five months since Loretta Lynch’s nomination, I am thankful that the Senate finally confirmed her with bipartisan support as the first African American woman to be the next U.S. Attorney General. Today marks a historic day in our nation, and there is no doubt that her experience and impressive record will help her effectively take on the role of U.S. Attorney General.”