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Sherrilyn Ifill Discusses Sessions Opposition in The Nation

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Congressional Resistance to Trump Begins Now

The Judiciary Committees ranking Democrat, Senator Dianne Feinstein, has already asked committee chair Senator Chuck Grassley to postpone the Sessions hearing, which is set for January 10. Grassley said no, but Democrats are still pushing.The whole idea is to have a meaningful hearing, where senators and their staff get the materials well in advance, said Sherillyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. What’s most troublesome is how much of the material [Sessions omitted from his questionnaire] was easily findable and obtainable. So will this be a real hearing about his fitness to serve as the nations chief law enforcement officer, or will it be a pageant? 

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