Alexander Statement on the Nomination of William Barr to Serve as Attorney General of the United States

Posted on December 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, December 7, 2018 — United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s nomination of William Barr to serve as Attorney General of the United States:

“Bill Barr and I served together in President George H.W. Bush’s cabinet. He has demonstrated that he knows how to serve as an effective Attorney General of the United States. He should be confirmed promptly again.”


Lamar Alexander is the senior senator from Tennessee, and he serves as chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development. For his full biography, click here.