Tag: Attorney General

Archived: Black Lawmakers Move Against Senator Sessions

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions has such a poor record on civil rights that, for the first time in U.S. Senate history, a sitting senator will testify against him Wednesday in his bid to become the nation’s next attorney general. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on Monday said he felt compelled…

Archived: Jeff Sessions Chosen as Trump's Attorney General

President-elect Donald Trump last week selected Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, a decision that civil rights groups have blasted due to Sessions’ history of racism. Sessions, who was the first sitting senator to endorse Trump during his divisive campaign, is a known opponent of immigration reform as…