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The Oklahoma City bombing is at the center of the latest push for Merrick Garland’s confirmation

Posted by Steve Schram on April 19, 2016 at 10:42 AM

Originally published on April 19, 2016 on The Washington Post by Mike DeBonis.

The latest front in the public relations campaign to pressure Republicans in the Senate into confirming Merrick B. Garland to the Supreme Court runs through Oklahoma City.

In the immediate aftermath of the horrific terrorist bombing there in 1995, Garland become the most senior Justice Department official to travel to the scene of the tragedy and oversee the effort to identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

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