Larry Alex Taunton, “There was one moment in Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing,” writes Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick, “that revealed why so many are so terrified of him.” Lithwick deemed this moment so inflammatory that she called it “reprehensible” and “gobsmacking.” Somewhat more restrained, Politico’s Seung Min Kim and Josh Gerstein said it was “head-scratching.” What was
Jennifer G. Hickey, Democratic Sen. Cory Booker cast aside long-standing precedent Wednesday and testified against a sitting Senate colleague, as he urged the chamber not to confirm Jeff Sessions for attorney general – a move that earned him a rebuke from Republicans. Critics charged the New Jersey senator was merely burnishing his credentials for a
Frontpagemag.com, Senator Richard Blumenthal trades in malicious slanders easily refuted. Editors’ note: David Horowitz was used as a pawn today in the senatorial witch-hunt of Senator Jeff Sessions, Trump’s choice for Attorney General. Senator Richard Blumenthal thoughtlessly passed on malicious slanders against Horowitz from the mis-named “Rights Coalition” led by the leftist Alliance for Justice.
Brian Darling, My first job out of law school on Capitol Hill was as a counsel for Senator Bob Smith (R-NH) working on the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1999. When I was there, I had the honor of seeing the work of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), as well as the work of former Attorney General
Victoria Toensing, Once again a good and decent man is being maligned. Sen. Jeff Sessions, nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be U.S. attorney general, is that man. Democrats and the Left, just as they did 30 years ago when Sessions was nominated for a federal judgeship, are trying to derail his nomination — with
Paul G. Cassell, Steven J. Twist, As two crime victims’ rights advocates and law professors, we welcome the announcement that President-elect Trump will nominate Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general of the United States. Senator Sessions has a long and robust record of fighting for justice, and more specifically for enforceable
Daniel Greenfield, They’re coming for Sessions. They’re coming for Senator Sessions. The Alabama Senator, soon to be Attorney General, has been denounced by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which bills its poison pen letter as coming from “civil and human rights organizations.” Just don’t ask which ones. The “civil rights” organizations include the
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… Former Deputy Attorney General of the United States under President George W. Bush Larry Thompson: “I can tell you as a friend and someone who has known Jeff Sessions for 32 years that Jeff does not have a racist bone in his body. When I first met Jeff, he was U.S.
President-elect Donald Trump on Friday named his earliest and staunchest supporter in the Senate, conservative Republican Jeff Sessions, to become the next U.S. attorney general, triggering an outcry from civil rights groups as well as some conservatives outside Congress who are uneasy about Sessions’ positions. If approved for the job by a simple majority in
Senator Sessions: “This serious problem was well known to Hillary Clinton the entire time she was Secretary of State. Yet she failed to stop this practice when she had the duty and responsibility do so as Secretary of State” “Federal records show that from 2008 to 2014, nearly 13,000 criminal aliens who had been ordered
Will Donald Trump ever be “presidential” in the conventional manner we have come to expect? It’s a path he may never follow. But after his victory in Indiana on Tuesday night, and Ted Cruz’s decision to suspend his campaign, there is now rampant speculation as to what “presidential” will mean should Trump’s executive desk move