Biden vows to restore faith in U.S. law with Justice Dept nominees

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Biden vows to restore faith in U.S. law with Justice Dept nominees Biden to name Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general    FILE PHOTO: Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House after being nominated by President Barack Obama (not pictured) to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2016. WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden will on Thursday lay out his picks to lead the U.S.

Department of Justice, including federal appeals court Judge Merrick Garland to serve as the top law enforcement officer, and vowed to restore faith in the rule of nation's law.Biden will deliver remarks at 1:30 p.m. (1830 GMT) on his nominees, who include Lisa Monaco for deputy attorney general, Vanita Gupta for associate attorney general and Kristen Clarke for assistant attorney general for the department's Civil Rights Division, his transition office said.The incoming Democratic president's remarks come a day after Washington suffered the gravest assault on the U.S. Capitol in more than 200 years after President Donald Trump's supporters stormed Congress in a bid to block lawmakers' certification of Biden's presidential victory.Biden will deliver remarks at 1:30 p.m. (1830 GMT) on his nominees, who include Lisa Monaco ...read more...