Sanders Statement on Loretta Lynch Confirmation

WASHINGTON, April 23 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement today after the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to serve as attorney general:

“I am delighted that Loretta Lynch finally was confirmed by the Senate. I look forward to working with her as the attorney general and I congratulate Sen. Patrick Leahy for all the work he did to help steer the nomination through the Senate confirmation process. I was disappointed that it took more than five months for her nomination to be confirmed.”