November 2nd, 2007
06:00 PM ET
15 years ago

Bush AG nominee gets key Democratic support

Michael Mukasey, left, talks with Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Two Democratic senators said Friday they would vote for President Bush's nominee for attorney general, Michael Mukasey, hours after the chairman of the Judiciary Committee announced his opposition to the nominee.

Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Charles Schumer of New York announced they would support the retired federal judge from New York.

Feinstein and Schumer are members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is scheduled to vote on the Mukasey nomination Tuesday.

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  1. Jerry weed ca

    Those two should move over to the
    other party they tend to vote republican all the time

    Also Mukasey should not be confirmed he is just another know it all and
    bull headed washington insider just ask the more then two dozen secret service agents who filed a complaint against him and his wife for treating them like servents

    November 3, 2007 10:51 pm at 10:51 pm |
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