Trump's a candidate for justitieministerposten approved by the senate on Thursday, with 54 votes for and 45 votes against. According to Reuters, voted senators in largely with their party lines in question.
William Barr has been challenged by the democrats after he last year in a memorandum to the department of justice criticized the so-called Rysslandsutredningen led by Robert Mueller.
promised, however, William Barr that he would protect the ongoing investigation.
" I will not let myself be pushed to make something that I think is wrong, by anyone, regardless of whether it is the newsrooms or the congress or the president. I will do what I think is right, " he said.
Republican William Barr has a long experience from the u.s. department of justice and sat as minister of justice during the George HW Bush between the years 1991 and 1993.
At 22.45, Swedish time, will he sworn in on the record in the Oval office, reports Reuters.
as the former minister of justice, Jess, and the Session had to leave his post. In a letter wrote the Session that he ends up following a call from Donald Trump, which the u.s. media interpreted to mean that Jess Sessions in the parktiken was fired.
the Session was succeeded temporarily by the department of justice's chief of staff Matthew G Whitaker, who now leaves on the entry for William Barr.
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