William Barr Confirmation Vote Delayed

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 15: U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. Barr, who previously served as A... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 15: U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. Barr, who previously served as Attorney General under President George H. W. Bush, was confronted about his views on the investigation being conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) MORE LESS

The Senate Judiciary Committee has delayed a vote on attorney general nominee William Barr’s confirmation as Democrats continue to express concern over Barr’s potential handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

The delay, which is not unusual, is not expected to affect Barr’s confirmation, the Post reported. He is one of dozens of nominees for whom votes were initially scheduled for Tuesday’s committee meeting.

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