WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) met with U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee to be Attorney General of the United States. Ms. Lynch’s nomination was approved by a bipartisan majority of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Feb. 26.
Following the meeting, Sen. Warner said, “I enjoyed the opportunity to meet with Ms. Lynch and I was impressed by her expertise and her commitment to addressing the urgent challenges our nation faces. We had a productive and wide-ranging conversation about many pressing issues that involve the Attorney General, including improving how the criminal justice system works and the importance of ensuring the safety of students on our college campuses.”
“I strongly support Ms. Lynch’s nomination for Attorney General and urge the Senate leadership to bring her nomination to the floor for a confirmation vote without further delay,” Sen. Warner said.