Phil Murphy to appoint nation’s first Sikh attorney general
Gov.-elect Phil Murphy will nominate Bergen County prosecutor Gurbir Grewal as the state’s next attorney general, NJ Advance Media has learned.
Grewal would be the nation’s first Sikh attorney general.
Murphy plans to announce his appointment at 11 a.m. in Trenton, according to two sources with knowledge of his decision. The sources were not authorized to publicly discuss the matter prior to the press conference and requested anonymity.
Grewal was nominated to serve as Bergen County prosecutor by Gov. Chris Christie in 2016. At the time, Christie praised Grewal’s experience as a federal prosecutor and his diverse background.
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