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Biden’s High-Stakes Attorney General Pick Slides to Back of Line

  • Justice Department had become politicized under Trump
  • Decision making might be timed for after Georgia Senate runoff
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Less than a month before he is sworn in, President-elect Joe Biden has not yet selected his attorney general, a key role given how politicized the department became under President Donald Trump and while federal officials are investigating Biden’s son.

Biden is leaving his choice for attorney general as one of the last major positions he’ll fill, after already announcing his picks for secretaries of State, Defense, Treasury, Homeland Security and others.