During a joint White House press conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Friday, President Obama addressed the stalled confirmation of U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, calling the delay “embarrassing.” It’s been five months since President Obama nominated Lynch, who would be the first African-American woman to lead the Justice Department. The Senate has not witnessed a delay of […]

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It has been more than 130 days since Loretta Lynch was nominated by President Barack Obama to become the next United States Attorney General. Sadly, she has yet to be confirmed. Despite having already being confirmed by the Senate on two occasions, Ms. Lynch still faces resistance from Republicans. Sen. Mitch McConnell has said a […]


In the beginning, members of the Republican Party claimed Loretta Lynch’s confirmation for U.S. Attorney General was being held up over President Obama’s sweeping executive actions on immigration. That didn’t work. Now, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says the confirmation has been delayed until Congress works out gridlock over a human trafficking bill, reports […]