Tag: Jeff Sessions
What made history was a woman: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, bringing to life the words of another historic woman, Coretta Scott King, whose words will inform and inspire the resistance.
Still, Elizabeth Warren will not be silenced.
Sanders: “The nomination of Mr. Tillerson is one of the worst choices President Trump has made for his cabinet (and he’s made a lot of bad choices).”
EXCLUSIVE: NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and other members of the civil rights group rally outside Senator Jeff Sessions’ office and hold a sit-in.
A new movie reminds us of past racial injustice as a new administration tries to roll back the clock.
The Senate Judiciary Committee should be consistent and reject Sessions as attorney general, as it rejected him for a judgeship 30 years ago.
It remains to be seen whether Sessions will face questions about his support for the S.724 (“the Halliburton Loophole”) or his Energen stock sell-off.
Trump’s pick has drawn widespread outrage because of Sessions’s opposition to the Voting Rights Act, support for anti-immigration legislation and history of making racist comments.
Nominated for a federal judge position in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, Sessions did not receive approval 30 years ago due to what congressional members deemed his troubling record on civil rights issues.