TOPEKA – (January 15, 2019) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today urged the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to confirm the nomination of William P. Barr as the next U.S. Attorney General. In a letter to the committee, Schmidt and 20 other state attorneys general offered support for Barr’s nomination, describing him as “eminently qualified.” Barr previously served as U.S. Attorney General under President George H.W. Bush. “In reviewing Mr. Barr’s extensive record of service and achievement, it is clear to us that he exemplifies two of the most crucial traits Americans look for in an Attorney General: independence and a commitment to the even-handed application of the law,” the attorneys general wrote. “His record shows he is willing to...
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AG Derek Schmidt urges Senate to confirm nomination of William P. Barr as US Attorney General