Feingold To Vote Against Mukasey Nomination

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Craig Gilbert Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold said Saturday that he will vote against attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey, saying he was troubled by Mukasey's views on the power of the presidency.

Mukasey appears likely to be confirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee, having gained the support of at least two Democrats on the panel, Charles Schumer of New York and Dianne Feinstein of California. The panel will take up the nomination Tuesday.

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