New Attorney General Sworn In
Alabama swears in new attorney general for seat vacated by Luther Strange.
Montgomery, AL (CNN) – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley swore in Steve Marshall as state’s new Attorney General on Monday.
The slot opened after the governor appointed sitting Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange to the U.S. Senate.
That’s the position vacated by Jeff Sessions following his confirmation as U.S. Attorney General.
Last year, strange asked Alabama’s House Judiciary Committee to suspend an impeachment investigation of Bentley.
Some Alabama lawmakers are raising ethical concerns with Strange’s appointment.
They say it looks like collusion for the governor to give the senate seat to the man responsible for stopping an investigation of him.
Sessions served as Alabama’s State Attorney General from 1994 to 1996.