Updated Witness List For Holder Confirmation Hearing

An updated witness list for the confirmation hearing on the designation of Eric H. Holder Jr., to be Attorney General of the United States was released today.  The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. in the historic Senate Caucus Room, room 325 of the Russell Senate Office Building.

Witness List

The Honorable John W. Warner, Former United States Senator from Virginia

The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congresswoman from the District of Columbia

Panel I:

Eric H. Holder, Jr.

Panel II:

The Honorable Louis J. Freeh,Former Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Chuck Canterbury, National President, Fraternal Order of Police

John Payton, President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

Frances M. Fragos Townsend, Former Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush

Joseph F. Connor, Glen Rock, New Jersey

Richard S. Hahn, Former Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, R. Hahn & Company, Seal Beach, California

Stephen P. Halbrook, Attorney at Law, Fairfax, Virginia

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