Ernst opposes confirmation of Lynch nomination

Joni Ernst -- CROPPEDFrom Press Release


U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the following statement after opposing the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General.

“I have serious concerns with Loretta Lynch’s intention to uphold President Obama’s policies – especially executive amnesty,” she said. “We need a chief legal advisor who will fairly interpret the law and make independent and objective decisions not based on political motives. After closely reviewing her testimony, I am not confident that Ms. Lynch will act independently from President Obama when the role requires it and therefore could not vote to confirm her as Attorney General.”