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Better Hand Over Those Classified Documents, Because Merrick Garland ‘Don’t Play’


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    Attorney General Merrick Garland has finally made his way to Saturday Night Live, and politicians may want to watch their backs, because this whip-cracking law man means business when it comes to recovering classified documents.

    “Some have said the federal government classifies too many documents,” says Garland, played by Mikey Day. “This has led people to ask, ‘Does recovering these documents even matter?’ To which I say, ‘I don’t know, but it’s the law. And I am the law.’”

    Check out the rest of AG Garland’s tough-guy act in this clip from the show:

    Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, where she’s worked since 2011. She’d love to hear from you, so please feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or critiques. You can follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.


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