Merrick Garland

The latest news on Merrick Garland, the attorney general in the administration of President Joe Biden. Garland previously served as a U.S. circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. In 2016, President Barack Obama nominated Garland to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, however Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the U.S. Senate refused to hold a hearing on his nomination. The seat was eventually filled by Neil Gorsuch, who was nominated by President Donald Trump.