Former DOJ Attorney Says President Obama Was Smart to Pick Loretta Lynch for New AG

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) embraces Loretta Lynch (R) after introducing her as his nominee to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House November 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images North America
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) embraces Loretta Lynch (R) after introducing her as his nominee to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House November 8, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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A former U.S. Justice Department attorney says President Obama was smart to choose Loretta Lynch as attorney general because she doesn’t carry the toxic record that other potential nominees had.

“It’s smart for him to nominate her,” PJ Media’s J. Christian Adams says of Obama’s selection of Lynch, a U.S. attorney who serves in New York City.

If Labor Secretary Thomas Perez had been picked by President Obama to replace Eric Holder as attorney general, that nomination would have likely faced tremendous opposition from conservatives, some of whom believe Perez would be even more radical than Holder.

That appears to be a major reason Obama nominated Lynch, who would be the first black woman to become U.S. attorney general.

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SOURCE: OneNewsNow.com
Chad Groening

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