Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland will face questions over how he plans to address the federal probe into Hunter Biden’s tax dealings and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nursing home scandal at his confirmation hearing Monday.
Both of the issues will be top of mind for Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee during Garland’s confirmation hearings, which will take place over a two-day period.
In his opening remarks to the committee, released over the weekend, the DC circuit court judge will reveal his plans to launch an investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
“If confirmed, I will supervise the prosecution of white supremacists and others who stormed the Capitol on January 6 — a heinous attack that sought to disrupt a cornerstone of our democracy: the peaceful transfer of power to a newly elected government,” his opening statement reads.
His remarks, however, do not address Cuomo or the younger Biden, leaving lawmakers with no choice but to grill him on the