Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Confirmation of Loretta Lynch As Attorney General of the United States

Apr 23, 2015
Press Release

BROOKLYN, NY – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement on the confirmation of Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as Attorney General of the United States:

“After a shameful, partisan delay forced on the American people by Senate Republicans, Loretta Lynch has finally been confirmed as Attorney General. She is a consummate law enforcement professional with an unparalleled track record of keeping communities safe and protecting the civil rights of the vulnerable. Ms. Lynch will make a tremendous Attorney General. Brooklyn’s loss is America’s gain.”

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