Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Nomination of Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to Replace Eric Holder as Attorney General

Nov 8, 2014
Press Release

Brooklyn, NYToday, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement on the nomination of Loretta Lynch for United States Attorney General:

"Loretta Lynch is a first-rate attorney, talented law enforcement professional and principled public servant. Her career journey is the absolute embodiment of the American dream, and she will serve this great country well as Attorney General.

Brooklyn is proud that one of our own is on her way to lead the Department of Justice. The Senate must set aside partisan gamesmanship and swiftly confirm Ms. Lynch before the end of the year."