Earlier, FOX News contributor and Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol told FOX News on Sunday that the selection was a done deal.
"I think the president will make the nomination tomorrow. Mukasey is a retired almost-20-year federal district judge in New York, extremely
well-respected. I think he'll be easily confirmed," Kristol said.
He presided over the 1995 New York City terror trial of Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman and 11 co-defendants, who were convicted and received lengthy jail
terms for their roles in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
Here is a juicy tidbit from Wiki...
Mukasey also was the judge in the litigation between developer Larry Silverstein and several insurance companies arising from the destruction of the
World Trade Center.
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