Biden blames Trump for Capitol riot and nominates Merrick Garland for attorney general.

President-elect Joe Biden announced Thursday he will nominate Merrick Garland to be attorney general. He also used his speech to excoriate President Trump for inciting across his four years in office the violence perpetrated by a mob of his supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Watch his speech.

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