DEVELOPING: Senate Votes to Confirm Bill Barr as President Trump’s New Attorney General

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Senate invoked cloture to end debate on AG nominee Bill Barr and passed in a 55-44 vote.

The Senate then voted to confirm Bill Barr as Trump’s new Attorney General on Thursday.

Bill Barr secured enough votes in the Senate Thursday — Three Democrats voted to confirm Barr, Senator Joe Manchin (WV), Senator Doug Jones (AL) and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ).

Senator Rand Paul (KY) was the only Republican to vote “no” on Bill Barr’s confirmation.

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