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Attorney General Merrick Garland is under fire from Republican lawmakers for allegedly politicizing the Justice Department.
Rep. Jim Jordan spoke to the Washington Examiner about the Garland school boards memo controversy, saying: “My gut tells me that the main focus was this was politics. And that’s what the Justice Department has been under Garland.”
He added: “Joe Biden criticizes the Georgia election law, a few months later they sue Georgia. Joe Biden criticizes the Texas pro-life law. Eight days later, they sure Texas. Joe Biden’s White House is working with the National School Boards Association … and, five days later, he issues the memorandum.”
Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, echoed this theme, telling Garland: “Since your confirmation, in less than a year, the department has moved as far left as it can go” and that “you’v …

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