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.
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