Jeff Sessions  (Page 1)

Alabama AG Luther Strange Appointed to Sessions’s Senate Seat

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/9/2017 at 3:00pm

On Wednesday evening, the Senate confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as the next attorney general. Alabama GOP Governor Robert Bentley handed the seat to the state’s Attorney General Luther Strange.

Strange’s swearing in will occur on Thursday.

(more…)

 
 
 

GOP Sen. Tim Scott Reads Hate Mail He Received for Supporting Jeff Sessions

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/9/2017 at 1:30pm

While Sen. Warren is wearing out her victim card, Sen. Tim Scott used his time on the Senate floor to read hate mail he received since voicing his support for newly minted AG Sessions.

“If you sign up to be a black conservative, the chances are very high you will be attacked,”...

Read More...
 
 
 

Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/8/2017 at 6:00pm

The Senate has confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as the next attorney general. The Democrats attempted to persuade their colleagues with a 24 hour debate, but they lost one of their own.

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) voted yes for Sessions. Therefore, Sessions won with 52 yes votes and 47 no votes. Sessions...

Read More...
 
 
 

Sen. Warren Violates Senate Rule, Complains About Consequences

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 8:30am 2/8/2017 at 8:30am

There was a fair bit of drama in the Senate last night.

Senate Democrats are hosting yet another sleepover to protest the upcoming confirmation vote on Senator Sessions’ appointment as Attorney General, knowing full well they don’t have the votes to stop his confirmation. They pulled the same stunt prior to the...

Read More...
 
 
 

Sessions Passes Procedural Vote, Confirmation Set for Wednesday

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:00pm 2/7/2017 at 5:00pm

The Senate passed a procedural vote 52-47 on Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to become the next attorney general. They will hold his confirmation on Wednesday. From The Washington Times:

Am...

Read More...
 
 
 

Sessions Approved While GOP Changes Committee Rules to Approve Price, Mnuchin

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 1:03pm 2/1/2017 at 1:03pm

Senate Republicans found a way to end the Democrat boycott of approval votes for President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee changed the rule stating at least one member from each party must attend a meeting for the committee to do its work.

The Democrats boycotted the hearing...

Read More...
 
 
 

Joy Reid Guest Calls Sessions a ‘Confederate Attorney General’

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 4:30pm 1/14/2017 at 4:30pm

How puerile can progressives be? Childish enough to taunt someone over his name, and even ascribe ideological views to a person based on his moniker. And here we thought liberals prided themselves on never judging people on their superficial characteristics.

On Joy Reid’s MSNBC show this morning, Reid, and guest the Rev....

Read More...
 
 
 

Peak Ted Cruz at Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-qtVTsL-FQ
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 9:00pm 1/11/2017 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-qtVTsL-FQ

My favorite part of the confirmation hearings so far has been Ted Cruz’s statement opening his questioning of Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions.

It is some of the best 5 minutes of video I’ve seen in a long time, and reminds me of why I supported Cruz during the primaries. And would...

Read More...
 
 
 

Cory Booker at Sessions Confirmation Hearing: Hey, look at ME!

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/11/2017 at 2:30pm

New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker made “history” today by testifying against a fellow Senator — Jeff Sessions — in a confirmation hearing. I noted yesterday that This must mean Cory Booker is running for President in 2020

This was the first time such Senator against Senator testimony had ever happened. Booker...

Read More...
 
 
 

Sessions Pledges to Uphold the Law, Objects to Muslim Registry

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 8:44pm 1/10/2017 at 8:44pm

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) faced an all day confirmation hearing for attorney general in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

The senators had a blast asking Sessions the same questions over and over. Some asked valid questions while others asked obscure questions that made you scratch your head.

But overall, Sessions promised he...

Read More...
 
 
 

This must mean Cory Booker is running for President in 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR1lrnvtyPs
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 4:00pm 1/10/2017 at 4:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR1lrnvtyPs

Does it get more craven than Cory Booker securing his place in history by becoming the first Senator ever to testify against a fellow Senator during confirmation hearing?

It should happen on Wednesday.

Are there not enough people already calling Sessions names that Booker has to add his voice?

CNN reports:

(more…)

 
 
 

Law Profs Say Jeff Sessions Too ‘Racially Insensitive’ to be Attorney General

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBqrWL3h9-g
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 10:30am 1/6/2017 at 10:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBqrWL3h9-g

This is what happens when Democrats spend eight years turning the Justice Department into the Social Justice Department.

Campus Reform reports:

Law profs claim Sessions too ‘racially insensitive’ for AG

More than 1,300 law professors from across the country have signed a petition calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject Sen. Jeff Sessions’...

Read More...
 
 
 

Democrat Senator Joe Manchin Backing Sessions for AG

http://youtu.be/U_BiJXEmOvM
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/19/2016 at 12:00pm
http://youtu.be/U_BiJXEmOvM

Amid the anguished cries of Democrats in Congress, one Democrat senator is supporting President-elect Trump’s choice of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. Joe Manchin (D-WV), who frequently breaks with Democrats on issues related to the Second Amendment and coal, stated that Sessions has his support.

Read More...
 
 
 

Number of Illegals Flowing Across Border Already Tops 2015

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 20, 2016 at 3:30pm 6/20/2016 at 3:30pm

The number of illegal aliens flooding into the country has been alarming for quite some time and more so in the past couple of years.  This year, however, is shaping up to be a banner year with the number of illegals streaming across the border already topping the number for the...

Read More...
 
 
 

Sen. Jeff Sessions endorses Trump

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 8:54pm 2/28/2016 at 8:54pm

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions endorsed Donald Trump at a rally today.

The endorsement is viewed as a blow to Ted Cruz, who often cites Sessions to bolster Cruz’s immigration bona fides.

The Washington Post reports:

“Politicians have promised for 30 years to fix illegal immigration. Have they done it? Donald Trump will do it,”...

Read More...
 
 
 

Jeff Sessions: “Ted Cruz was on my side and fought this legislation”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBqrWL3h9-g
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 21, 2015 at 10:00am 12/21/2015 at 10:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBqrWL3h9-g

There’s been quite a bit of drama surrounding the Marco Rubio – Ted Cruz exchange on immigration during the CNN debate and the Rubio-Schumer Gang of Eight immigration bill.

Bret Baier’s interview with Cruz following the CNN debate skirmish allowed Cruz to explain his rationale for proposing an amendment (one of several) that,...

Read More...