U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch tells President Obama that she will lead department with ''total dedication to the cause of justice'' during an investiture swearing-in ceremony. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged to lead the Department of Justice with 'integrity, honor, and a total dedication to the cause of justice' during an investiture swearing-in ceremony at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Wednesday (June 17). U.S. President Barack Obama and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor were among the participants. "To the people of this great nation, I pledge to you that your protection, your liberties and your rights will be my sacred charge," Lynch said after taking the oath of office. "To the law enforcement community, I pledge that this department will be your partner as we work to carry out our highest mission, the protection of the people of this great nation." Lynch is the 83rd attorney general and the first black woman to hold the position. She was officially sworn-in at the end of April.