Senators meet to approve U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions
00:41, Feb 2, 2017
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She read out loud from Yates' memo declaring she did not find Trump's immigration order to be lawful, then referenced the so-called Saturday Night Massacre, when two top Justice Department officials resigned over an order from President Richard Nixon.
"I object to the senator disparaging a fellow member of the committee here in his absence", Cornyn said.
Feinstein declared "no confidence" that Sessions would "uphold our laws and civil liberties as attorney general".
As for Judge William Pryor of Mobile, who was also under consideration by the President, Byrne said, "It is my hope that he would be selected in a future opportunity".
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He said it was Cruz who had misrepresented the facts by incorrectly stating that testimony provided in 1986 accusing Sessions of making racially insensitive remarks had been recanted. The senator further noted Democrat opposition that began before those Senators even submitted questions to Sessions, insinuating the partisan political nature of their opposition.
Tempers flared in the usually decorous Senate as the Judiciary Committee weighed a vote on attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions.
Feinstein was assertive in her criticisms of Sessions during Monday's committee hearing, and questioned the constitutionality of Trump's executive order restricting the entry residents from seven Muslim majority countries in the United States. Other Democratic members criticized Sessions' response to Trump's unsubstantiated claim that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election.
Simpson says knowing where Senator Sessions stands on issues that impact the civil rights of groups is key to understanding his qualifications for the job.
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The future of criminal justice reform hangs in the balance as a vote on the nomination of Alabama Sen. "His accusation that she betrayed the Department of Justice is unsafe".
He "is the intellectual godfather of the president's policies", she said.
Sessions called the Supreme Court's redefinition of marriage "beyond breathtaking".
After a day of delays, Sen. Senators voting for Sessions should hold him to the same standard. Not the president's attorney. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) - who gave Democrats the leeway to vent - delayed Session's confirmation vote until 10:30 am Wednesday once he learned of Schumer's move. What do we know about Session's involvement in this executive order?
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As Israeli forces gathered around the outpost the settlers were seen moving furniture to block the entry to the local synagogue. The settlements are considered by most countries to be a major obstacle to a peace agreement with the Palestinians.
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Inside the hotel, they found a scene of utter destruction as the weight of the snow collapsed the roof down to the ground floor. The region is still recovering from a series of earthquakes and aftershocks in August that killed more than 200 people.
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Hunt, he said it was hard for those "born down South with a wealth of connections" to connect with the constituency. Stoke-on-Trent recorded one of the highest votes for leaving the European Union in last year's referendum.
On Oct. 17, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of a major offensive to retake Mosul, the country's second largest city.
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Trump had selected a "swamp Cabinet" full of billionaires and bankers whose ethics and business records retired extra scrutiny. Schumer said it's possible that other non-controversial nominees also could come up for a vote as early as Friday.