Jeff Sessions was forced to resign as Attorney General on November 7, 2018, the day after the midterm elections.
Matthew Whittaker was chosen to serve as Acting Attorney General.
Yesterday, President Donald Trump nominated William Barr to be the next Attorney General.
Trump also nominated State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace outgoing United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley.
Nauert has been a reporter for Fox News and ABC news prior to being named at the Spokesperson for the State Department by President Trump early in his administration.
For a large part of 2018, Nauert has served at the Acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.
One only hopes that she has the same fire and strength displayed by Haley in standing up to the one-world socialist government organization.
Fox News – Trump taps William Barr for attorney general, Heather Nauert for UN ambassador – President Trump announced Friday that he plans to nominate William Barr, the George H.W. Bush-era leader of the Justice Department, as his next attorney general – as well as State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to succeed outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley.
The nominations, which had been widely expected, were confirmed by the president as he prepared to leave Washington for a conference in Missouri.
He said Barr was his “first choice from day one,” though acknowledged he didn’t know him until recently.
“Bill Barr will be nominated … I think he will serve with great distinction,” Trump said.
Fox News is told Trump liked the immense respect Barr commands and the fact that he has earned bipartisan support in the past. If confirmed, he would replace Matthew Whitaker, the former Jeff Sessions chief of staff who took over as acting attorney general last month…
William Barr served in the CIA for several years in the 1970s before being a law clerk for US Court of Appeals Judge Malcolm Wilkey.
He served on the domestic policy staff of President Ronald Reagan and then entered private practice.
In 1989, President Bush (41) appointed Barr to server as the US Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel.
In 1990, Bush 41 appointed Barr to server as US Deputy Attorney General, under Attorney General Dick Thornburgh.
In 1991, Barr became Attorney General under Bush 41.
Since that time, Barr has had a very successful career serving companies like Verizon.
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