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Senate confirms Benczkowski over fierce Democratic objections

By Adam Dobrik

11 July 2018

Senate confirms Benczkowski over fierce Democratic objections Brian Benczkowski Senate Judiciary Committee

The Senate approved Brian Benczkowski’s long-delayed nomination to serve as DOJ criminal division chief despite Democratic concerns the Kirkland & Ellis partner has a conflict of interest in the Trump-Russia probe he will now help oversee.