Black lawmakers say Sessions unfit to be attorney general

In the second day of confirmation hearings, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Sessions' colleague, and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., who was beaten when he marched for civil rights in the 1960s, warned that Sessions could move the country backward if confirmed as Donald Trump's top law enforcement official.

"Senator Sessions' record does not speak to that desire, intention, or will," Booker said, noting his opposition to overhauling the criminal justice system and his positions on other issues affecting minority groups.

[...] Democrats are using the hearings to try to show that Sessions...
8 Published By - National News - 2017.01.11. 19:59
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