Deputy Attorney General Nomination Hearing

David Ogden testified about his nomination to be the deputy attorney general at the Justice Department. He spoke about his experience… read more

David Ogden testified about his nomination to be the deputy attorney general at the Justice Department. He spoke about his experience and qualifications and said that his first priority would be protecting national security, but that he recognized the need to emphasize traditional law enforcement functions, including corporate fraud and civil rights. He also addressed hiring practices in the previous administration and promised to prevent political considerations in the operation of the department. Additionally he answered questions from conservative lawmakers about his positions on abortion, sexually explicit images and other social issues. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • David W. Ogden Assistant Attorney General (Acting) Department of Justice->Civil Division
  • John W. Warner U.S. Senator (Former) [R] Virginia
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Deputy Attorney General Nomination Hearing

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Program ID:
283865-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 6, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 9, 2009

Airing Details

  • Feb 06, 2009 | 4:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2009 | 12:39pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2009 | 11:48pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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