Barr, 68 years old he has already worked as an attorney general between 1991 and 1993, appointed by the late George H.W. Bush. The Republicans received it in a positive way, according to the newspaper The New York TimesBut Democrats can raise doubts about Barr's criticism of the Russian plot and his defense of the president when he asked to investigate his rival in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton.
Nauert, 48 years old He worked as a journalist on the ABC and Fox networks, and from April 2017 he was a spokesman for the State Department. Last June, he mentioned the allied invasion of Normandy beaches during World War II (D-Day, which initiated the liberation of France from the Nazi yoke) to underline the "long relationship" and the "strong relationship" with the German Government Previously, in 2014, he (falsely) accused immigrants of bringing diseases to the United States.
Both appointments must be confirmed by the Senate, in which the Republican Party has an absolute majority.