A Top Senator Just Said ‘No Way’ To Confirming A New Attorney General This Year

AttorneyWASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bitterly divided U.S. Senate confirmed Republican Senator Jeff Sessions on Wednesday as the subsequent attorney general of the United States after robust pushback from Democrats involved about his report on civil rights.

Sessions turned Alabama attorney normal in 1995. Here, he greets supporters in Mobile, Alabama, in 1996 while searching for the Republican nomination for the US Senate. Trump has since nominated Christopher Wray to be the FBI director. Wray is waiting to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Vice President Mike Pence swears in Sessions as attorney common while Sessions’ wife and President Trump look on within the Oval Office on February 9, 2017. Sessions was authorized after a contentious battle alongside celebration traces.

As a senator, Sessions opposed Obama’s nomination of Loretta Lynch as attorney basic on the grounds that she would perform an Obama immigration policy that shielded many undocumented immigrants from deportation. …