Obama To Nominate Loretta Lynch As Attorney General
If chosen, the New York federal prosecutor would become the first black woman to head the U.S. Justice Department.November 7, 2014
The White House confirmed Friday evening President Obama plans to nominate Loretta Lynch as his next attorney general.
A White House press release says, “Ms. Lynch is a strong, independent prosecutor who has twice led one of the most important U.S. Attorney’s Offices in the country.”
Lynch is currently the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn and would become the first black woman to head the Justice Department. (Video via CBS)