Merrick Garland News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

U.N. rights boss welcomes Biden stance against death penalty - Reuters

The U.N. human rights chief on Tuesday welcomed a pledge by U.S. President Joe Biden to work towards abolishing the death penalty in the United States.

merrick garland - Reuters
5:39am PST - February 23rd, 2021

Centrists flex political muscle in critical week for Biden agenda: The Note

The Democrats' divide is making itself evident in a week that is posing the most significant hurdles Biden has yet faced in terms of personnel and policy on Capitol Hill.

merrick garland - ABC News
3:00am PST - February 23rd, 2021

Biden's AG pick Merrick Garland has a big task ahead of him: confronting the uptick in hate crimes against Asian Americans

Summary List PlacementThe recent string of attacks against elderly Asian Americans in northern California has sparked national outrage and warnings from civil rights groups that such violence will only intensify in the upcoming months if President Joe Biden's…

merrick garland - Business Insider
1:00am PST - February 23rd, 2021

Garland response to Cruz query about Cuomo investigation 'not good enough': Rep. Stefanik - Fox News

Merrick Garland's response Monday to a question about a potential conflict of interest in any investigation of of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was "not good enough," Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., told "Fox News Primetime."

merrick garland - Fox News
5:43pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

‘I Am Not The President’s Lawyer.’ Merrick Garland Vows Independence As Attorney General

U.S. Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland assured Congress on Monday that he would remain independent of partisan influences if he is confirmed to the post. Garland, one of President Joe Biden’s highest-profile nominees, would oversee a wide-reaching depa…

merrick garland - Time
4:05pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

Merrick Garland finally speaks. His words were worth the wait. - The Washington Post

For the Republicans, justice is not something that “rolls down like waters,” it’s something that comes down like a hammer.

merrick garland - The Washington Post
3:50pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

QUOTES-Key quotes from U.S. attorney general nominee Garland on criminal justice policies - Reuters

U.S. Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland told his Senate confirmation hearing on Monday he would work to protect the Justice Department from political interference. Here are some quotes from the hearing

merrick garland - Reuters
2:53pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

UPDATE 1-U.S. attorney general nominee Garland says 'no conflicts' when it comes to Big Tech - Reuters

Merrick Garland, U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, on Monday brushed aside any suggestion that he could come under political pressure to drop the Justice Department's antitrust case against Alphabet's Google.

merrick garland - Reuters
2:44pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

Key quotes from U.S. attorney general nominee Garland on criminal justice policies - Reuters

U.S. Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland told his Senate confirmation hearing on Monday he would work to protect the Justice Department from political interference. Here are some quotes from the hearing

merrick garland - Reuters
1:07pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

Garland concerned by disproportionate impact of death penalty on Blacks, communities of color - Reuters

The death penalty disproportionately affects Black Americans and communities of color and the administration of President Joe Biden is likely to return to previous policy on the issue, attorney general nominee Merrick Garland said on Monday.

merrick garland - Reuters
9:25am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Nominee Garland says he would welcome bigger antitrust enforcement budget - Reuters

Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday that he would welcome additional resources to enforce antitrust law but did not know how much would be needed.

merrick garland - Reuters
9:13am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Garland tells senators his first priority will be prosecuting Capitol insurrection

Judge Merrick Garland told senators Monday his first briefing as attorney general will be on the Capitol insurrection.

merrick garland - ABC News
8:54am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Domestic terror in the US is 'more dangerous' now than after the Oklahoma City bombing, Biden AG nominee says

Summary List PlacementPresident Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general sounded the alarm Monday on the domestic terrorism threat facing the United States. "I certainly agree that we are facing a more dangerous period than we did in Oklahoma City at that tim…

merrick garland - Business Insider
8:11am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Merrick Garland: U.S. "facing more dangerous period" than aftermath of Oklahoma City bombing

Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland sounded the alarm on the threat of domestic terrorism at his confirmation hearing Monday, saying the U.S. is "facing a more dangerous period" than after the Oklahoma City bombing.The big picture: Garland drew a line be…

merrick garland - Axios
7:56am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Supreme Court shoots down Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump

The Supreme Court declined to revive the defamation lawsuit filed by Daniels, who Mr. Trump called a "con job" in a tweet.

merrick garland - CBS News
7:51am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Edvard Munch wrote mysterious message on "The Scream," experts reveal

For decades, the art world has wondered who scrawled the message, "Could only have been painted by a madman!" on one of the world's most famous paintings.

merrick garland - CBS News
7:01am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Supreme Court refuses Trump effort to block tax return subpoena

The move clears the way for prosecutors in New York to receive eight years of the ex-president's tax returns and financial records.

merrick garland - Politico
6:41am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Merrick Garland’s confirmation hearing brings first big political test for attorney general nominee - The Washington Post

  1. Merrick Garland’s confirmation hearing brings first big political test for attorney general nominee  The Washington Post
  2. LIVE on Feb. 22 at 8:30 a.m. ET | Merrick Garland's confirmation hearing as attorney general  Washington Post
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    2:00am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Garland confirmation is a stage for 4 of GOP's 2024 hopefuls

Nomination fights can often lead to breakout moments. But the younger Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans must strike a more delicate balance with Garland.

merrick garland - Politico
1:30am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Congress takes up COVID-19 relief, Merrick Garland Senate hearing: 5 things you need to know Monday

Merrick Garland's Senate confirmation hearing, Texas recovers after widespread outages and more news to start your Monday.

merrick garland - USA Today
12:48am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Congress takes up COVID-19 relief, Merrick Garland Senate hearing: 5 things you need to know Monday - USA TODAY

Merrick Garland's Senate confirmation hearing, Texas recovers after widespread outages and more news to start your Monday.

merrick garland - USA Today
12:39am PST - February 22nd, 2021

Snubbed as Obama high court pick, Garland in line to be AG...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Merrick Garland was nominated by the White House for a job, Republicans wouldn't even meet with him. Now, the once-snubbed Supreme Court pick will finally...

merrick garland - Associated Press
10:49am PST - February 21st, 2021

Biden’s A-G pick vows to prosecute Capitol attackers

Confirmation hearing to begin today.

merrick garland - The Hindu
8:50am PST - February 21st, 2021

Snubbed as Obama high court pick, Garland in line to be AG - Associated Press

  1. Snubbed as Obama high court pick, Garland in line to be AG  Associated Press
  2. Merrick Garland Faces Resurgent Peril After Years Fighting Extremism  The New York Times
  3. Merrick Garland to commit to overseeing "prosecution of white sup…

    merrick garland - Associated Press
    6:58am PST - February 21st, 2021

Who is Merrick Garland? What to know about the longtime judge and Attorney General nominee

Merrick Garland is prepared to enter the final and most influential stage of his decades-legal legal career.

merrick garland - USA Today
3:00am PST - February 21st, 2021

RT @GarrettHaake: With his vote against @JenGranholm today, @HawleyMO is the only GOP senator to vote against all 10 of Biden's confirmed c…

Kally Mavromatis (@kallym)
11:39am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @therecount: Sen. Jon @Ossoff (D-GA) cites the anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery’s killing while asking AG nominee Merrick Garland about loca…

prince ukay (@officialukay9)
11:38am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Sky_Lee_1: During the hearing for Merrick Garland was asked about the harassment of transgender children & adult African Americans. H…

Barbara ohlson (@detectbarb)
11:38am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @RepSpeier: It is stunning to listen to the confirmation hearing of Merrick Garland for AG. Republicans asking if he will keep politics…

Justice For Equality (@FightTheHate1)
11:38am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Sky_Lee_1: During the hearing for Merrick Garland was asked about the harassment of transgender children & adult African Americans. H…

Margaret Anne (@GingerBMamma)
11:38am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Sky_Lee_1: During the hearing for Merrick Garland was asked about the harassment of transgender children & adult African Americans. H…

Lisa (@Lisa47105965)
11:38am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Kevswatching: I can’t get over the hypocrisy of Ted Cruz lecturing Merrick Garland, about the importance of the AG keeping a distance f…

D Lind (@Sannbailey)
11:38am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Kevswatching: I can’t get over the hypocrisy of Ted Cruz lecturing Merrick Garland, about the importance of the AG keeping a distance f…

DismayedCanadian (@RachaelAHancock)
11:38am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @BulwarkOnline: Ending the corrupt practice of civil asset forfeiture should be a top priority for state governments—but federal reform…

Fullmooneyes (@Fullmooneyes10)
11:37am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Kevswatching: I can’t get over the hypocrisy of Ted Cruz lecturing Merrick Garland, about the importance of the AG keeping a distance f…

Terri (@libbysmom2)
11:37am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @DeaconBlues0: Stephen Colbert: Merrick Garland has vowed to target white supremacists, and for a change it is not to give them Medals o…

Charmaine Walker (@Charmainereads)
11:37am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @MSNBC: Live now on @MSNBC: Merrick Garland testifies at attorney general confirmation hearing. https://t.co/RdYLvfum24 https://t.co/…

ErnestWalter (@ErnestWalter18)
11:37am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Kevswatching: I can’t get over the hypocrisy of Ted Cruz lecturing Merrick Garland, about the importance of the AG keeping a distance f…

Janet Melton (@jmelton11)
11:36am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @tribelaw: Here’s my enthusiastic support on CBS for Judge Merrick Garland, who is destined to be one of the truly great Attorneys Gener…

Laurence Tribe (@LaurenceTribe1r)
11:36am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @TerryWRobertson: Merrick Garland's ASTONISHING Response When Asked If Crossing The Border Illegally Is A Crime! https://t.co/kLX0U6mqey

Brave_New_World (@Charlie47941370)
11:36am PST - February 25th, 2021

Biden's AG nominee Merrick Garland said he hadn't considered whether illegal border crossings should be prosecuted. https://t.co/QlkCFxp0O3

Arutz Sheva (@ArutzSheva_En)
11:36am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @PostOpinions: If Merrick Garland goes by the “book" and decides to prosecute, his stature as an independent, esteemed former judge make…

Greg Wilson (@NewGuardsRising)
11:36am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @JudiciaryDems: Ahead of the first anniversary of the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man pursued and killed while jogging, Senator @oss

prince ukay (@officialukay9)
11:35am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @HunterJCullen: @Girl88Panther @Joyce_Karam Waiting for Merrick Garland.

CathyOlson22 (@CathyOlson22)
11:35am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Kevswatching: I can’t get over the hypocrisy of Ted Cruz lecturing Merrick Garland, about the importance of the AG keeping a distance f…

Scotty D (@thedoggeneral1)
11:34am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Kevswatching: I can’t get over the hypocrisy of Ted Cruz lecturing Merrick Garland, about the importance of the AG keeping a distance f…

Sharon Lidberg (@slid316)
11:34am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Sky_Lee_1: During the hearing for Merrick Garland was asked about the harassment of transgender children & adult African Americans. H…

Southern Sister Resister - Wordsmith #IAmTheStorm (@ResisterSis20)
11:34am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @sparks_randi: Merrick Garland takes on Josh Hawley https://t.co/Y0BBJUfg5H via @PalmerReport

Peggy Kraft (@PeggyKraft1)
11:34am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @iamchanteezy: Sunny calling out Tom Cotton’s racism and bigotry from yesterday’s confirmation hearing of Merrick Garland. #TheView

belle the queen (@bellethebookwo1)
12:00am PST - February 25th, 2021

I hope this flies too. What i like here, and Biden and Harris know, how Trump can be prosecuted, from a legal standpoint. @washingtonpost @PostOpinions @JRubinBlogger https://t.co/QU1c3B5xYu

Andrea Weiss (@AceWeiss)
12:00am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @PostOpinions: If Merrick Garland goes by the “book" and decides to prosecute, his stature as an independent, esteemed former judge make…

sherrie willson (@WillsonSherrie)
12:00am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @StopFraud: Congress should demand Merrick Garland commit to fixing the Department of Justice’s (@TheJusticeDept) #whistleblower program…

AlShowersWEAR-TV (@WEARTV_Showers)
11:59pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @tedcruz: During Merrick Garland's hearing this week, he was astonishingly unwilling to answer anything with any specificity. https://t.…

Richthewit (@RichardRichaa)
11:59pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @JackPosobiec: BREAKING: Mitch McConnell to vote for Merrick Garland, who stated Congress should censor the internet and that Antifa att…

P L WOMACK (@PLWOMACK1)
11:58pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @esglaude: Some laud Merrick Garland's response about implicit bias I found his answer problematic. He said that "implicit bias just m…

reginutedoll (@reginutedoll)
11:58pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @Slate: The effort to make the Biden administration sound scary is off to a slow start. https://t.co/Hvpf33pPJs

Tracy - Onward! (@TracyCh86248594)
11:57pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @PostOpinions: If Merrick Garland goes by the “book" and decides to prosecute, his stature as an independent, esteemed former judge make…

Fran Walker (@santafefran)
11:56pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @ldrntexas: This man is going to be the AG we haven't had in 4 years. I cannot wait! https://t.co/RrBGeWaZhD

THWatson (@THHWatson)
11:56pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @DeaconBlues0: Stephen Colbert: Merrick Garland has vowed to target white supremacists, and for a change it is not to give them Medals o…

Albert Morales (@escolar4206)
11:54pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @kelliekelly23: GOP Leader Mitch McConnell Announces Support for Open Borders Radical Merrick Garland for Attorney General This guy re…

I am Not A Cat - Catt (@CattHarmony)
11:54pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @Slate: The effort to make the Biden administration sound scary is off to a slow start. https://t.co/Hvpf33pPJs

QED (@AllegoricalData)
11:54pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @DineshDSouza: Biden's pick for attorney general, Merrick Garland, says Antifa and BLM violence does not qualify as domestic terrorism b…

paula ritchie (@paularitchie3)
11:54pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @Slate: The effort to make the Biden administration sound scary is off to a slow start. https://t.co/Hvpf33pPJs

ddsquared (@ddsquared)
11:54pm PST - February 24th, 2021

RT @kelliekelly23: GOP Leader Mitch McConnell Announces Support for Open Borders Radical Merrick Garland for Attorney General This guy re…

(@AllenZee)
11:53pm PST - February 24th, 2021

Merrick Garland draws sharp contrast with William Barr by saying 'it is plain to me' that systemic racism exists in US https://t.co/zHZqeSpzFh

John Michael Medina (@CcriderJohn)
11:53pm PST - February 24th, 2021