URGENT - Trump nominates William Barr to be his next attorney general

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump has decided to nominate former attorney general William Barr to be the ne...

Posted: Dec 7, 2018 1:35 PM
Updated: Dec 7, 2018 1:35 PM

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump has decided to nominate former attorney general William Barr to be the next permanent head of the Justice Department, the President told reporters Friday. Barr, a former attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, has been emerging this week as a consensus candidate to succeed Jeff Sessions as attorney general, two sources familiar with Trump's thinking told CNN on Thursday.

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