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Lynch to Accept Recommendations for Clinton Email Probe
 

One day after a private meeting with Bill Clinton, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced she would accept the recommendations made by prosecutors and the FBI regarding Hillary Clinton's personal email server.

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on Obama Gun Control Actions

Lynch will testify on the White House's gun actions on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies holds a hearing on President Barack Obama’s executive actions on gun control earlier this month.  

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange and former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are among the witnesses expected to testify.  

Loretta Lynch Nomination Will Wait as Reid Seeks Broader Deal (Video)

Lynch's nomination as attorney general will wait until Republicans control the Senate. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is hoping Republicans will play ball on confirming a number of President Barack Obama's nominations before they take over the majority in the next Congress, but that list won't include the next attorney general.  

The Nevada Democrat said the White House wasn't pushing for confirmation of Loretta Lynch, the Brooklyn-based U.S. Attorney tapped by Obama to become the next attorney general , before Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., becomes the man in charge of the Senate floor schedule.  

Schumer Expects Loretta Lynch Confirmation Will Be Delayed

(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Senate Democrats won't likely step on the gas to ensure the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as President Barack Obama's attorney general pick, according to No. 3 Democrat Charles E. Schumer.  

"I think the likelihood is that [the Lynch nomination] will not be in the lame duck," the New York Democrat told reporters Wednesday morning. "I think our Republican colleagues don't want it during the lame duck and I think we are going to accede to that request."