President Bush with Michael Mukasey in the White House Rose Garden Monday.
WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Bush announced Monday morning that he has chosen a former federal judge, Michael Mukasey, as attorney general.
If confirmed by the Senate, Mukasey will replace Alberto Gonzales.
Bush touted Mukasey's record in a Rose Garden announcement.
"Judge Mukasey was widely admired for his brilliance and his integrity" while on the bench, Bush said.