AG Loretta Lynch asks 'not to be considered' for Supreme Court

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivers remarks during a keynote address to the RSA Conference on March 1, 2016, in San Francisco. (Photo by Eric Risberg/AP)
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivers remarks during a keynote address to the RSA Conference on March 1, 2016, in San Francisco.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has "asked not to be considered" for nomination to the Supreme Court to take the spot formerly occupied by the late Justice Antonin Scalia, the Justice Department said Tuesday.