WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the following statement after opposing the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General:

“I have serious concerns with Loretta Lynch’s intention to uphold President Obama’s policies – especially executive amnesty. We need a chief legal advisor who will fairly interpret the law and make independent and objective decisions not based on political motives. After closely reviewing her testimony, I am not confident that Ms. Lynch will act independently from President Obama when the role requires it and therefore could not vote to confirm her as Attorney General.”

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