Mukasey nominatedPresident Bush announces that Michael B. Mukasey will be his nominee for attorney general at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 17. Mukasey, 66, is a former federal judge from New York. If confirmed by the Senate, Mukasey will be taking over the Justice Department in the wake of the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla
Copyright © 2016, Los Angeles Times