He also said that he did not know of Barr until recently, but that "since day one" Barr had been his "first choice."
— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) December 7, 2018
Barr is not a household name to many, but he did serve for about 14 months as President George H.W. Bush's last Attorney General.
While that may satisfy Republicans, Democrats are likely to be gravely concerned with his record and his positions.
He thinks Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided.
And, according to The Washington Post's senior political reporter Aaron Blake, Barr supports a new investigation into Hillary Clinton. He has been critical of Robert Mueller's team. He supports Trump's firing of former FBI Director Jim Comey. He believes presidents can request the FBI to investigate specific people, events, or actions. And he even thinks the anti-Clinton Uranium One conspiracy theory is more worthy of investigation than Russian collusion.
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