Senate confirms Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Confirmed on a vote of 70 to 30 farm or votes and the simple majority needed. Ironically, the confirmation comes just days from the five year anniversary of President Obama's nomination of Garland, first seat on the U. S Supreme Court this time around, Garland even picked up support from those who opposed him in the past, including Iowa Republican Charles Grassley. And minority leader Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell. McConnell, describing Garland is a straight shooter. Garland has served on the D C Circuit Court of Appeals since 1997 Bob Agnew reporting hackers aiming to call attention to the

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