Watch Live: Merrick Garland Confirmation Hearing; Day 2

Schumer meets with Judge Garland, 03/22/2016. Photo by Senate Democrats.

On Tuesday the Senate Judiciary Committee holds Day 2 of Judge Merrick Garland’s confirmation hearing. On Day 2, the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to hear from witnesses regarding the Judge’s ability to run the Department of Justice.

The Senate Judiciary Committee released the names of those speaking at today’s hearing.

Majority witnesses.

  • Mr. Wade Henderson: Interim President and CEO
    The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
    Washington, D.C.
  • Ms. Andrea Tucker: Parent of Students at J.O. Wilson Elementary School
    Washington, D.C.
  • Ms. Donna Bucella:Former Director, Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) and former U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida
    Irving, Texas 

Minority witnesses.

  • Mr. Josh Blackman: Professor of Law
    South Texas College of Law
    Houston, Texas
  • The Honorable Ken Starr:Judge (Retired)
    Waco, Texas

During Day One’s confirmation hearing, Judge Garland told the committee if he was confirmed as Attorney General that he would supervise the prosecution of white supremacists and others that attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021.

In this clip Judge Garland gets emotional when speaking about his grandparents and their fleeing antisemitism.

Live Feed.

Fox News.

Also happening today the Senate Homeland Security Committee and the Rules and Administration Committee hold a joint-oversight hearing regarding security failures during the January 6th, attack on the Capitol.

Live Feed to the Joint-Hearing.

Washington Post.

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