Statement From A.G. Schneiderman On The Nomination Of Loretta Lynch As U.S. Attorney General

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on President Obama's nomination of Loretta Lynch, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, as United States Attorney General.

"I congratulate U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch on receiving President Obama's nomination as United States Attorney General. I am proud of our work together to protect New Yorkers over the past four years, including our success in recovering millions of Medicaid dollars from unscrupulous actors. U.S. Attorney Lynch has time and time again demonstrated her commitment to ensuring there is one set of rules for everyone and to defending the principle of equal justice for all. I look forward to seeing her continue to uphold these most important tenets in her new position, and I urge the Senate to confirm her appointment as soon as possible."

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