Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Rejects Trump's Attorney General Pick: ‘Forces Want to Take Us Back to Another Place'

Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon who has been at the forefront of civil rights struggles, spoke poignantly about his own experience with racism Wednesday during a congressional hearing to confirm Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump‘s pick for attorney general. Lewis, a Georgia Democrat, was one of three black members of Congress who testified against Sessions, joining Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Cedric Richmond in protesting Sessions' nomination along with other congressmen during confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Those in opposition at times . . ....
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