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Trump Nominates New Attorney General
07 December 2018, 06:28 | Devin Moran
Trump considering former Attorney General William Barr as permanent replacement for Jeff Sessions: source
Those familiar with the discussions saidBarr, having already been attorney general, doesn't feel a particular ambition for the position, but does feel a sense of duty to take it if offered.
William "Bill" Barr, a former attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, is emerging as a consensus candidate to succeed Jeff Sessions as attorney general, two sources familiar with President Donald Trump's thinking tell CNN.
If confirmed by the Senate, he would replace acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker, who took over in November for fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Juan Williams and former Bush adviser Karl Rove sparred over the qualifications of a top potential pick for U.S. Attorney General. "He's the kind of person who could get confirmed".
President Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr to replace Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next USA ambassador to the UN. Sessions's chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, is now serving as acting attorney general.
After leaving the Justice Department, Barr served as the general counsel and executive vice president of Verizon Communications but retired from the role in 2008.
The president called him a "highly respected lawyer" by both Republicans and Democrats and "a terrific man" while speaking to reporters on the White House South Lawn.
Mr. Barr served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 under Mr.
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