The White House
President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 6, 2007

President Bush Pleased by Vote to Forward Nomination of Judge Mukasey to Full Senate

We appreciate the vote of senators on the Judiciary Committee to forward the nomination of Judge Michael Mukasey to the full Senate. Judge Mukasey has clearly demonstrated that he will be an exceptional Attorney General at this critical time.

The Justice Department is crucial to both our law enforcement and national security missions, and so we look forward to a vote in the full Senate to confirm Judge Mukasey, allowing us to move to filling the senior leadership positions at the Justice Department.

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