Obama to nominate Loretta Lynch as attorney general

US President Barack Obama has chosen New York federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to become the next attorney general. She replaces Eric Holder, who is thought to have left because of differences with Republicans.

The nomination of Lynch to lead the Justice Department was expected to formally take place on Saturday in an announcement at the White House.
If confirmed by the Senate, it would make Lynch the first African-American woman to serve in the role as the US’s top law enforcement officer.

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