Merrick Garland got choked up as he spoke very personally during his confirmation for Attorney General on Monday.
Senator Cory Booker (D- NJ) asked Garland about how how background informs him to “confront hate and discrimination.”
Garland got visibly emotional as he said, “I come from a family where my grandparents fled anti-Semitism and persecution.”
“The country took us in and protected us,” he continued. “And I feel an obligation to the country to pay back, and this