With our extensive beltway and White House contacts, Rumpole has learned that President Bush will announce tomorrow (Monday) that he is nominating former NY Federal Judge Michael Mukaskey, for Attorney General. The NY Times article is HERE
Judge Mukaskey was originally appointed to the Bench by President Reagan. He was a Judge in the Second Circuit for 19 years, and was chief Judge of the Southern District Of New York. Before becoming a Judge, Mukaskey served in the US Attorneys Office with Rudy Guiliani.