William Barr Confirmed As Attorney General
According to Business Insider, William Barr has been confirmed as the next US Attorney General.
Barr will replace Matthew Whitaker after he is sworn in, which would take place later this week.
Whitaker has served as the acting attorney general since President Donald Trump fired Jeff Sessions last year.
Barr previously served as attorney general under President George H.W.
Bush from 1991 to 1993, which will make him the 77th and the 85th US Attorney General.