Right before Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) took to the Senate floor on Tuesday night to read Coretta Scott King’s 1986 letter to oppose Jeff Sessions for attorney general, her publishing company tweeted out the release date of her new book, “This Fight Is Our Fight.”
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) as the next attorney general in President Donald Trump’s administration after an intense debate the prior night that left one senator barred from speaking against Sessions for violating Senate rules.
The NAACP has vigorously opposed Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.). Seven years earlier, however, the civil rights organization awarded Sessions its “Governmental Award of Excellence” for his work in the Senate.
Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, who once referred to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) as a “good friend” during a plea for politicians to work across the aisle, announced that she would be voting against her colleague’s nomination to be attorney general.