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What To Know About Senator Jeff Sessions

January 10, 201733 min
Republican Senator Jeff Sessions is President-elect Trump's nominee for U.S. Attorney General, and the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a confirmation hearing with him this morning. Emily Bazelon, staff writer for the New York Times Magazine and a senior research fellow at Yale Law School, tells us what we need to know about the Alabama Senator, including why he was denied a federal judgeship back in 1986. @BrianLehrer @JoyAnnReid @emilybazelon An enormous amount of gamesmanship happening here today. — Michelle (@Mozadams) January 10, 2017 Stunning that ppl still need reminding that "I have black friends/colleagues" is not a definitive qualifier on subject of civil rights. https://t.co/w9FdfK4nNI — Rashona (@Rashona) January 10, 2017 @BrianLehrer People are protesting Jeff Sessions verbally "No Trump, No KKK" — April Snow (@april_s22) January 10, 2017

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