Loretta Lynch, Federal Prosecutor, Is Called a Leading Candidate for Attorney General

Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Matt Apuzzonov, New York Times, November 7, 2014

Loretta E. Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, has emerged as the leading contender to be the next attorney general, officials close to the process said, as President Obama looks outside his inner circle to fill a crucial post.

The White House declined to comment on whether Mr. Obama would tap Ms. Lynch, who if chosen and confirmed would be the first African-American woman to serve as the nation’s top law enforcement official. She would replace Eric H. Holder Jr., who is stepping down.

Ms. Lynch, a low-profile prosecutor, has risen to the top of the president’s short list in recent days, the officials said, speaking on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the nomination publicly. Officials said that a formal White House announcement is not expected to come before Mr. Obama returns to Washington on Nov. 16 after a trip to Asia.

Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch

A Lynch nomination might carry substantial political benefits for a White House recalibrating its strategy after Republicans took over the Senate. Indeed, Ms. Lynch is a two-time United States attorney who has twice been confirmed by the Senate by acclamation–in 2000 and again in 2010. {snip}


Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez, another contender for the post, is known to be close with Mr. Obama and faced virulent Republican opposition to his confirmation last year. {snip}

Similarly, Donald B. Verrilli Jr., the solicitor general, has ties to Mr. Obama and his administration that could prove problematic during a confirmation process, including his role in defending the Affordable Care Act before the Supreme Court.


Senator Charles E. Schumer, a New York Democrat who twice recommended Ms. Lynch to the White House as United States attorney, said she would make “an outstanding attorney general.”

She supervised the successful prosecution of a white New York police officer who sodomized a Haitian immigrant, Abner Louima, with a broken broomstick in 1997. The case became a national symbol of police brutality.

As United States attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Ms. Lynch oversaw all federal prosecutions in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island. The office’s many terrorism cases have given it a reputation as a hub of expertise on national security matters. She also leads the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee, a panel of United States attorneys who advise the attorney general on policy and operational issues.

If Ms. Lynch is nominated and confirmed, it would be the first time in nearly two centuries that a president had elevated a United States attorney directly to the position of attorney general. The last time was in 1817, when President James Monroe chose William Wirt, the top prosecutor in eastern Virginia, for the job.

Ms. Lynch, who was born in Greensboro, N.C., has undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard.


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  • Ms. Lynch, a low-profile prosecutor, has risen to the top of the president’s short list in recent days

    Therefore, she must be a real crackpot and a real piece of work.

    • A Freespeechzone

      No doubt she will take the Obama/Holder anti-White agenda to the next level.

  • baldowl

    I’m beginning to miss Holder, and that SOB’s not even gone yet.
    Pray, is Ms. Lynch a lesbian?

    • Samuel Hathaway

      If she’s actually a lesbian, rest easy. At least she won’t be doing her part to pop out bluegums

      • baldowl

        You offer a ray of hope.

        • Rhialto

          Perhaps not, Rev. Sharpton owns an African Insemitorium to accommodate women of colour of alternative sexual preferences. Although at her age, 55, she is a bit old for reproducing.

          • baldowl

            That’s just SO Al Sharpton!

    • Sam

      Let’s hope so. If she is, she probably has no offspring.

  • MekongDelta69

    When The New York Slimes and the entire NoBama regime says things like, “She’ll make a wonderful Attorney General,” that translates to — “She’s one of US. She hates Whites as much as WE do.”

    • Earl P. Holt III

      …and she’s a communist and Islamic Marxist…

  • superlloyd

    I thought Loretta Lynch was a country singer. She’d do a better job than this apparatchik.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      Loretta Lynn, yes would be my pick for AG. She’s from the Kentucky hills, and exactly in public what she is in private life. This is what the country misses in public figures — authenticity.

  • Mary

    I suppose all of Obama’s appointments will now be black, since he no longer needs to make even the faintest pretense of impartiality. No more token Whites for the remainder of his term.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      The First-Mulatto-In-Chief knows how to pick pretty white boys to serve him… like Josh Earnest. But I agree… it will be all-black here on out.

    • WR_the_realist

      Oh, I suspect he’ll find a white race traitor or two to promote. They still do well in the Democratic Party.

  • John Smith

    Good grief. Another mulatto, like the prez, who hates the very race that makes up a huge % of her own genetic makeup.


    • Sam

      and the race without which she’d be living in a hut made of straw and cow dung.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Clinton Appointee
    Possible Lesbian

    Yep. She’s got the right qualifications for AG.

    You can be sure that she won’t pursue voter fraud, Fast & Furious or IRS abuses.

    She also looks like she goes to the same hair salon as Al Shaprton.

    • Luca

      And she’s a race hustling attorney who defends blacks and likes to prosecute cops and republicans. A female version of Sharpton with a law degree.

      • Michigan Patriot

        Another sounds like you have done your homework well; bravo !

    • Michigan Patriot

      Sounds like you have done your homework well.

  • Luca

    If Fred Sanford could walk into the White House and see all of the Obama Administration appointees and staff, I’m sure he would repeat so eloquently what he once did in one of his shows: “Look around here, there’s enough ni***rs in here to make a Tarzan movie”.

  • dale hale

    From 2003 to 2005, she was a member of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and remained there until January 20, 2010, when Obama nominated her to serve as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.In other words shes been on the giving side of the broom handle.

    • Periapsis

      Indeed, and where did she earn her law degree? P.C. Penny perhaps?

      • evilsandmich

        Seriously, why does one need to go to law school to sit for the bar exam when it’s obvious that in some states a weekend worth of study is enough to put you over the edge.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Do you know anyone who actually passed the bar exam after after studying for it in just one weekend?

          • Michigan Patriot

            Affirmative action for her; she walked past McSorely;s without entering; therefore she past the bar; she be a lawyer ! Just like Al Sharpton being a ” rev. ” !

          • evilsandmich

            No, but wherever she passed it, I would love to take a crack at it. I don’t have any money for law school, or, any school really, unfortunately.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            I have no $$$ for school either. Got a lousy 753 on the SAT when I took it, so forget college. But I did teach myself Spanish and now work in corporate America with clients from Latin America…not bad for an academic dumb “A”.

        • Scott Rosen

          Just ask Frank Abagnale, Jr.

      • Michigan Patriot

        Worse, at some racist black college/ university.

      • Rhialto

        No, she received her law degree from Harvard. Her bio indicates that she is intelligent, which will make her more damaging.

        • Periapsis

          Well then, if you only knew what sort of curricula Yale has now, you might think a degree from J.C. Penny would carry more credibility. I don’t doubt she’s intelligent, but she also has considerable white ancestry judging from her looks. That makes her all the more dangerous to us.

  • Samuel Hathaway

    Loretta Lynch? Seriously?
    Loretta Lynn, being Loretta Lynn, would be a much more honest, down to earth pick for Attorney General than Loretta LYNCH.

  • Who Me?

    Hey what’s her pedigree? She looks a whole heck of a lot like Eric Holder. Did anybody check to see if they have the same baby-daddy? She even has the same expression on her face in this picture–only thing is her skin’s a lot darker, but that could be from the other side of the fambly…

    • Who Me?

      That remark was about Ms. Lynch, not Ms. Lynn, who is a LADY through and through, in my opinion.

  • OhWow

    Imagine white people with ties to the KKK in the President’s ear, telling mayors of major cities to hire white people who also support the KKK and it happening? Imagine a KKK member getting a TV show on Fox?

    It would be a civil war. The only reason it’s not is because blacks are allowed to be racist and whites are not.

  • Alpin Thueson

    Lynch is just as corrupt and maybe more so than her predecessor. The ‘planet of the apes’ agenda is still moving forward.

  • Luca

    Remember that famous scene for “Sanford and Son” and Fred Sanford is in the courtroom?

    If Fred Sanford were to look around at the Obama administration, staff and appointees he’d look at Obama and say the same thing. “Look around here, there’s enough negroes in here to make a Tarzan movie”. (He did not say “negroes” but used that other special n-word before it became moderated.)

  • ViktorNN

    So much for promoting by merit. They’re not even pretending any more.

    Notice to white liberals: this is your children’s future. And yes, they will hate you.

    • journey

      No need to. The propaganda used to be pro white so as to get inside the door. Now, it is blatantly anti white since “they” control this country on many different levels.

  • HE2

    We are becoming South Africa.

    • journey

      Yes. Thanks for seeing it. South Africa (SA) was a small scale experiment to be duplicate wider in white majority countries. They wanted to see how the whites would behavior and react. Imperial Russia and former Rhodesia were also brutal experiments against whites.
      SA is the ideal model – some whites still in control to keep it afloat while the majority of the whites under intimidation keep paying the taxes. All this so the elites can skim off the top.

      • Whitesneedtobebrave

        Instead of bringing all the third world trash to the west as refugees, I would prefer these African whites come here as refugees. These white Africans work hard and contribute to society. Not like the third world trash that come here and end up on welfare.

        • LexiconD1

          During the 80’s, Southern CA was inundated with white South African’s. My college was chalk full of them. They didn’t make a dimes worth of difference…

          • Whitesneedtobebrave

            and were they on welfare??? nope. I guess if they came in as international students, they partied like other internationals do, and then went back to South Africa. If they come as immigrants, they do work hard like American whites do. Big Difference between white immigrants and non whites.

          • LexiconD1

            Were they on welfare, of course not. But, most of them did immigrate LEGALLY here. They saw the writing on the wall. Wonder what they think of what’s going on in the United States now though…

          • Whitesneedtobebrave

            I know a few and they are just horrified that America is going the same as as Rhodesia and SA. Also the few that I know voted for Obama because he thought that he would give them health benefits in their old age, but he did not keep his promise. Now they regret their voting decision.

          • Usually Much Calmer

            The triumph of hope over experience, alas.

        • journey

          Agreed. Whites everywhere need to stand up and protect their race – throw off the brainwashing. No one else will do it. Everyone else wants what the whites have created and built.

  • Scott Rosen

    Who is this other than some genetic fossil whose primary qualification to be AG is that she hates Whitey?

  • journey

    Those degrees from top tier schools mean nothing because of AA. Another racial minded black otherwise little barry will not be interested. The whites are being played for fools.

    • libertarian1234

      “Those degrees from top tier schools mean nothing because of AA.”

      That’s true. As I understand it they get help in entry, grading, and certification, and there’s quite a force in place that offers help and tutors specifically for bar exams, which covers all the test questions, so, in effect, blacks learn the answers by a repetitious process rather than using deductive or analytic ability.

      Like everything else, they’ve dumbed down the process.

      • journey

        There’s an article in NYT about Valarie Jarrett believe it came out on Friday. It actually stated, she is occupying a seat that another more qualified person should have been occupying for the last six years. The article was in response to the beating of the Democrats at the polls meaning little barry and Jarrett were at fault.
        This country is being turned upside down due to catering to blacks and Hispanics. It all needs to stop along with restoring a white majority.

  • Realist

    Ms. Lynch, a low-IQ prosecutor, has risen to the top of the president’s short list in recent days, the officials said, speaking on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the nomination publicly.

    • libertarian1234

      And, above all, the WH made it very clear that if anybody revealed she was an AA gimmie all the way through the bar exams, they would be excoriated.

      Too, any mention of her anti-American, anti-white hatred and disgust of traditional

      American values wasn’t to be mentioned especially.

      These are the reasons there is such a rush to push her through while the Dems still have control of the Senate.

      If she were a bona fide, fair candidate there would be no need to rush the process.

      Rumor has it that she’s Eric Holder all over again by a factor of 2.

  • Whitesneedtobebrave

    I guess her skin color, race and gender made her the best candidate for the job. She also looks like Al Sharpton. Could be his twin sister.

  • ghettovalley

    I feel like a black female prosecutor would take it easy on blacks but throw the book at white men and stick it to them any way she could. After all, they are the oppressors. In fact, they are the root cause for all of the problems of her people! Time to get even one evil white devil at a time by putting him in a cage with filthy violent animals. They will get even with whitey too. Congo justice, coming soon to a neighborhood near you.

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    I expect the next time one of the “youths”, “teens” or “Detroit man” gets himself killed by a cop, she’ll be there leading the Lynch mob (pardon the pun).

  • rockman

    Lynch is a good name for an AG. It seems that The office of AG is now an exclusively black position. By the way the Supreme Court justices can be impeached. Two lesbian Jews on the Supreme Court and no protestants what so ever seems a little odd. Dont think folks they dont like that.

  • none of your business

    Al Sharpton was invited to the White House to help Obama make the decision to nominate Lynch. She has a long background and ancestry of black activism . her Father and Grandfather were black activists preachers. According to her, there were no black criminals in the old south except for infringements of the segregation laws.
    I’m sure every White woman in the country save for me, my relatives and fellow amremers will go all gaga if she is nominated.

  • Sam_Bowdin

    We knew that “my people’s” successor would be a Marxist “woman of color” to continue the war on whites.
    Real coincidence that blacks comprise 15-20% of the population, yet in this white hating administration, viola!, back to back Marxist AGs just happens to occur.
    These laughable “qualifications” which the traitorous white liberals propound; “She was a standout on the Harvard Law dean’s list” and other such affirmative actioned sponsored programs, would be laughable; but I’ve stopped laughing a while ago.
    An AA Harvard Law degree is now tantamount to an assignment of lieutenant to a non-white game plan purposely designed to hasten our demise.
    I’m sure this “exceptionally qualified candidate” (I have to refrain from throwing up) would impartially exonerate the besieged and valiant White Ferguson cop who defended himself and society.
    She’d indict him in a Marxist minuet along with “my people” and “typical White person” Obama.
    Throw Stotamyer (I think, with my experience, that I would be more capable than a White male to make a rational decision) into the mix, and the war on whites is glaring to anyone sans the “I’m morally superior and righteous” white liberals who spew this venom to advance their personal agenda to the detriment of our (and their) race.

  • Earl P. Holt III

    She must not have signed Documents of Obligation with the CPUSA, making her nearly unique within the Obama Administration and “Democrat” Party…

  • IstvanIN

    I just read that the 7 black football players (Sayreville, NJ) who raped the White freshman boys will be tried as juveniles. More and more violent black on White crime is treated as a misdemeanor, at least here in NJ. Autumn Pascale’s killers got off.

    Bailey O’Neil’s (Pennsylvania) killer got a one day suspension from school.

    This is our future, to be hunted.