The Department of Justice is a member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
I really enjoyed my time in state government. I thought we made a difference. I liked being a part of that effort. I had a different experience in Washington.
I'm, you know, having begun my public service in state government. I very much respect the authority of states to make the decisions to provide for its citizen - the safety and welfare of its citizens.
We're talking about the lawyers for the United States of America. And I think it's very, very important that the lawyers be comfortable being very candid and open about their views on very sensitive issues affecting the United States.
Jim, I'm not aware of any formal requests from the Senate Judiciary Committee for these kinds of documents.
I feel very confident that that information should be sufficient for the members of the Senate to make an informed decision about John Roberts' qualifications.