Obama's Eric Holder Replacement: Loretta Lynch
November 07, 2014, 12:19 PM
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From Wikipedia:
lorettalynchLoretta Elizabeth Lynch[1] (born 21 May 1959) is the current United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Media reports on Nov. 7, 2014 reported that she was a contender to be President Obama's nominee for U.S. Attorney General. She has held the U.S. Attorney's position since 2010, and previously held this position from 1999-2001. During her first term as U.S. Attorney, Lynch oversaw prosecution of the New York police officers in the Abner Louima case.

Lynch was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on 21 May 1959.[2] She received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College in 1981 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1984.[3]

… From 1994 to 1998, she served as the Chief of the Long Island Office and became involved in several political corruption cases involving the government of Brookhaven, New York. In addition, the United States v. Volpe, et al. police brutality case.[5]

…. From 2003 to 2005, she was a member of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.[7] She remained there until January 20, 2010, when President Barack Obama nominated Lynch to again serve as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.[3][8]

Lynch’s office indicted Republican Congressman Michael Grimm, helped investigate Citigroup over mortgage securities sold by the bank, which resulted in the bank agreeing to a US$7 billion settlement, and was also involved in the US$1.2 billion settlement with with HSBC over lapses in the bank anti money laundering controls.[8]

Lynch's office indicted Republican Congressman Michael Grimm, helped investigate Citigroup over mortgage securities sold by the bank, which resulted in the bank agreeing to a US$7 billion settlement, and was also involved in the US$1.2 billion settlement with with HSBC over lapses in the bank anti money laundering controls.[9]

On November 7, 2014 it was announced President Barack Obama is expected to nominated Lynch to replace Eric Holder as U.S. Attorney General.[10]

Death of Eric Garner

In the aftermath of the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed man who died in a chokehold by police, Lynch met with Garner's family and Al Sharpton discussing the federal prosecution of the police officer believed responsible in Garner's death.[11][12] After the meeting, Sharpton said Lynch "was very open" to his request of a "serious federal investigation" in the death of Garner.[13]

So, kind of a parody of who you’d expect Obama nominate: an upper crust black woman with experience working with Rev. Al to fight the Greatest Problem of Our Time, the White Racist War on Black Babies’ Bodies.