US attorney general to hold news conference on North Carolina

May 9, 2016 19:17

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Vanita Gupta, the head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. (1930 GMT) on Monday to discuss a law enforcement action relating to North Carolina, the department said in a statement.

It provided no further details. Earlier on Monday, North Carolina officials sued the Justice Department for challenging the state's law on public restroom access.

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