January 07, 2021

Manchin Statement On The Nomination Of Merrick Garland As United States Attorney General

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the nomination of Merrick Garland as the United States Attorney General.  

“There is not a more honorable, accomplished American than Judge Merrick Garland to lead the Department of Justice. He holds the rule of law above all else and will restore faith in the justice system. Judge Garland will reinstate disciplined leadership at the Department of Justice and will set the tone for how justice will be delivered under the Biden-Harris Administration. I am confident that he will enforce our laws in the interest of the American people, not as the personal lawyer for the President. I look forward to working with Judge Garland in his role as U.S. Attorney General after his confirmation in the Senate.”