Garland, at Confirmation Hearing, Vows to Fight Domestic Extremism President Biden’s nominee for attorney general told the Senate Judiciary Committee that investigating the Capitol riot would be his first priority. Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland vows Capitol riot will be top priorityGarland, who was raised in Lincolnwood and graduated from Niles West High School in Skokie, will inherit a Justice Department that endured a tumultuous era under Donald Trump. Garland vows sharp focus on Capitol riot, extremism as attorney generalBiden's pick for attorney general touts prosecuting Timothy McVeigh for 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, assures lawmakers Justice Department would remain independent on his watch AG nominee Garland vows Capitol riot will be top priorityWASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's attorney general nominee, vowed Monday to prioritize combating extremist violence and said his first focus would be on the insurrection at... Snubbed as Obama high court pick, Garland in line to be AGPresident Joe Biden's pick of Judge Merrick Garland to be attorney general offers a seemingly problem-free nominee with bipartisan support Live politics updates: Attorney general nominee Merrick Garland Senate confirmation hearing opensMerrick Garland is expected to face questions on Jan 6 riot, Hunter Biden. Also, Sen. Susan Collins weighs in on Biden's OMB nominee, Neera Tanden. What’s the Justice Department Actually For?A Senate hearing for President Biden’s attorney-general nominee is surfacing some big questions. Merrick Garland pledges DOJ reset at confirmation hearing; civil rights 'central' to mission'The president nominates the attorney general to be the lawyer –u00a0not for any individual, but foru00a0the people of the United States'