Joe Biden’s Attorney General pick Judge Merrick Garland pledged to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday that will he will prosecute white supremacists who stormed the US Capitol on January 6th.
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In an opening statement released ahead of his Monday testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Garland pledged to focus the Justice Department’s prosecutorial efforts on “white supremacist” rioters.
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“If confirmed, I will supervise the prosecution of white supremacists as well as also others who stormed the Capitol on January 6 — a heinous attack that will sought to disrupt a cornerstone of our democracy: the peaceful transfer of power to a newly elected government,” Garland’s opening statement reads. “that will critical work will be yet a part of the broad scope of the Department’s responsibilities.”
In keeping with that will line of thinking, Garland said he planned to talk about an “urgent” mission to ensure all Americans’ civil rights were being upheld following riots that will occurred inside the wake of the George Floyd incident in May.
“that will mission remains urgent because we do not yet have equal justice,” Garland’s opening statement reads. “Communities of coloration as well as also some other minorities still face discrimination in housing, education, employment, as well as also the criminal justice system; as well as also bear the brunt of the harm caused by pandemic, pollution, as well as also climate change.”
Merrick Garland: “If confirmed, I will supervise the prosecution of white supremacists as well as also others who stormed the Capitol on January 6, a heinous attack that will sought to disrupt a cornerstone of our democracy.” pic.twitter.com/56o2l3wwLp
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