Jeff Sessions Senate Confirmation Hearing for Attorney General January 10, 2017 by LIVE ON-AIR NEWS   2 months ago


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Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee today for a hearing on his nomination to be U.S. Attorney General for the Donald Trump administration. The hearing begins at 9:30 am EST:. On Tuesday January 10, 2017 WATCH LIVE: Attorney General Confirmation Hearing Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be U.S. attorney general in the Trump administration. In Donald Trump's world, most roads, it seems, lead back to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Moments ago in Capitol Hill, two protestors dressed as Klansman stood up to interrupt the proceedings into Donald Trump‘s pick for Attorney General Jeff Sessions. As soon as Sessions entered the chambers, the protestors could be seen standing up in the back of the room, immediately drawing media attention. The protestors, donned in white hooded robes, wore makeshift foam fingers fingers inscribed with the words, “GO JEFFIE BOY,” presumably in mock support for Sessions’ previous allegations of racial insensitivity.President-elect Trump's pick for attorney general. After Sessions became one of the first members of Congress to endorse Trump this February, he became an adviser on almost every major decision and policy proposal Trump made during the campaign: — A top Sessions aide helped Trump communicate his immigration policy. — Sessions chaired Trump national security advisory committee. — Sessions advised Trump on who to choose for vice president. (Sessions was also in the running himself for the No. 2 job.) “The president-elect has been unbelievably impressed with Senator Sessions and his phenomenal record as Alabama’s attorney general and U.S. attorney,” a Trump transition statement released Thursday read. “It is no wonder the people of Alabama re-elected him without opposition.”