Senate Judiciary Gets New Members, Sets AG Hearing Date

By Michael Macagnone (January 3, 2019, 8:56 PM EST) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee's chairman will start the new Congress at a sprint this week, as the panel will have three new members, an attorney general hearing to prepare for and likely dozens of judicial nominations on its plate.

Before officially taking over the committee, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., announced Wednesday night that the panel would have a nomination hearing for President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, Kirkland & Ellis LLP's William Barr, on Jan. 15 and 16. The hearing will be tight timing for a panel that will be bringing three new members up to speed as well as...

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