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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Sen. Jeff Sessions confronted one of the biggest criticisms surrounding his nomination to become the next attorney general, insisting he's not a racist. In the wide-ranging Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sessions also pledged to recuse himself from all investigations involving Hillary Clinton based on inflammatory comments he made during a "contentious" campaign season, defended his views of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling on abortion, and reinforced the congressional ban on waterboarding.




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Sessions was also asked about Trump's statements off the campaign trail -- a 2005 tape that surfaced during the campaign that captured Trump on a hot mic bragging about aggressive sexual behavior, including using fame to grab women by their genitals with impunity.

After the "Access Hollywood" tape surfaced, Sessions told a reporter that he didn't believe doing so was sexual assault, a position he later walked back.

Democratic Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy asked Sessions point blank: "Is grabbing a woman by her genitals without her consent, is that sexual assault?" "Clearly it would be," Sessions said.


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Grand standing by the left and a waste of time. The dems are saying anything knowing that he will be confirmed (thank you Harry Reid) to be on record for future elections.

#1 | Posted by fishpaw at 2017-01-10 04:48 PM | Reply

he's a racist.

and he will go against state's rights for legal marijuana.

he has no business being in the government.

the left should do whatever it takes and piss off as many right wingers in the process. go to hell.

#2 | Posted by klifferd at 2017-01-10 04:53 PM | Reply

I will get some satisfaction when this guy puts some stupid trump voters in jail for marijuana.

I might call the cops on some myself.

#3 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2017-01-10 04:56 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Grand standing by the left and a waste of time. The dems are saying anything knowing that he will be confirmed (thank you Harry Reid) to be on record for future elections.


Big fan of those bigots, eh?

#4 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-01-10 04:59 PM | Reply

Grilled rwinger is a delicacy in Washington. It doesn't happen nearly often enough.

But making Trump's appointments publically agree that Trump is a Ginormous Douche is timeless.

#5 | Posted by Corky at 2017-01-10 05:10 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

You will be getting grilled by ME........ Al Franken

#6 | Posted by hamsterpants at 2017-01-11 07:24 AM | Reply

RCADE is the typical liberal troll masquerading as a typical liberal reporter. Yes, Sessions made inflammatory comments about Hillary. He had the first amendment right to do so, and the comments were true. If Hillary had been an honest, forthright candidate, the Russian hacks on the DNC's computers would have come up empty handed. When you are a lifetime crook and liar, there is plenty of ammo to crucify you Hillary.

#7 | Posted by Verneoz at 2017-01-11 07:35 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

The only people named Beauregard are either French fairies or southern racists

#8 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2017-01-11 11:40 AM | Reply

YAWN.....just another democrat fraud...

Sessions partnered with Booker to award the Congressional Gold Medal to those who participated in the 1965 Voting Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.

"I feel blessed and honored to have partnered with Sen. Sessions in being the Senate sponsors of this important award," Booker said during the award ceremony.

Cory Booker, Feb 2016

Read more: dailycaller.com

#9 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2017-01-11 11:58 AM | Reply

Read more: dailycaller. com - #9 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2017-01-11 11:58 AM

Fake news.

#10 | Posted by Hans at 2017-01-11 12:01 PM | Reply

It sounds like the hearings have been a bit of a dud so far. But hey, at least one person in the media put out a really nasty tweet about Sessions' Asian granddaughter that was met with deafening silence by the MSM except for Jake Tapper. So there is that.

#11 | Posted by JeffJ at 2017-01-12 11:16 AM | Reply

I might call the cops on some myself.

#3 | Posted by SpeakSoftly

I tried to flag that NW but I think I clicked offensive..

Not offensive!...


#12 | Posted by donnerboy at 2017-01-12 01:47 PM | Reply

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