Washington, D.C.— House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) issued the following statement today upon President Trump’s nomination of William Barr as his next U.S. Attorney General.

“President Trump has made a great choice in nominating William Barr for the role of U.S. Attorney General. He is a well-respected former U.S. Attorney General with a distinguished record of public service. His intellect, experience, and integrity are without question. I urge the Senate to confirm William Barr as the next U.S. Attorney General expeditiously.”