Who is Sen. Jeff Sessions?



Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, stands next to Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as Sessions speaks during a rally Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Madison, Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)


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The pick for our next Attorney General by President-elect Donald Trump is Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama. Jeff Sessions was born December 24, 1946.  He is a member of the Republican Party. From 1981 to 1993 he served as U.S Attorney for the southern district of Alabama. He went to Montgomery Huntingdon College graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in 1969. He went on to the university of Alabama school of law, receiving his juris doctorate degree in 1973. He served in the U.S Army reserve from 1973 to 1986, ultimately attaining the rank of captain.

Jeff sessions has been a big critic of Loretta Lynch; the current Attorney General. Jeff sessions has accusations of racism. His former colleagues testified sessions used the N-Word and joked about the Ku Klux Klan saying he thought they were Okay until he learned that they smoked marijuana.

In 1986 Sessions defended himself against accusations of racism. “I am not the Jeff Sessions my detractors have tried to create,” he told the very same Senate Judiciary Committee he now sits on. “I am not a racist. I am not insensitive to blacks.”  – The Washington Post

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Aside from immigration battles, Sessions mostly operated in the background on Capitol Hill. Until 2016. His mix of hard-line immigration position and a populist streak had made him a tea party star and thus a coveted endorsement catch for Republican presidential candidates catering to the tea party. In presidential primary debates, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) would even brag about his ties to Sessions.

In the end, Sessions chose Trump, surprising the political establishment by jumping on stage with him at a rally in February in Madison, Ala., two days before Super Tuesday and donning a “Make America Great Again” hat.

“I told Donald Trump this isn’t a campaign, this is a movement,” Sessions said at the time.

Nine months later, Sessions will be a central figure in transitioning that “movement” into a working government.

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At the end of the day we just have another Donald trump as attorney general. Yes he might fix some of the problems going on. I mostly think that he will cause more problems to. People like Sen. Jeff sessions and Donald trump let their emotions control what they say and do this can be a big flaw for them because they are playing a big role In the government. but as the people we really cant do much t0 change these peoples mind and what they do we just have to wait and see what happens.