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The Power of Now
Read the PDF of our statement here.
Ahead of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be the U.S. Attorney General, Janai Nelson, Associate Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, issued the following statement:
“The Senate Judiciary Committee has the important charge of determining whether Senator Jeff Sessions is truly qualified to serve as the top law enforcement official of the United States.
AMY GOODMAN: Kyle Barry, you’re policy counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. You authored the report on Jeff Sessions. Why did you find it necessary to write a report on this nomination in particular?
Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund updated its report in opposition to the nomination of Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General of the United States with documentary materials. LDF has engaged in an extensive, painstaking and thorough review of its vast archives, and updated the report that it released yesterday with attachments that include:
LDF President and Director Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill speaks with ABC News’ Arlette Saenz during the first day of confirmation hearings for Senator Jeff Sessions