Merrick Garland speaks during his attorney general confirmation hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on Feb. 22.

WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 22: U.S. Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland speaks during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on February 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. Garland was previously the Chief Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and former President Barack Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman-Pool/Getty Images)