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

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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