Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, R, speaking during attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing on Tuesday, accused “the Democrats on this committee” of being “silent” when the Obama administration politicized the Department of Justice over the last eight years, according to the Washington Examiner. “When the Obama Justice Department sent millions of dollars of taxpayer monies to sanctuary cities that were defying federal immigration law,
Sen. Jeff Session, R-Ala., said Tuesday that he would not support a ban on all Muslims entering the United States as President-elect Trump’s attorney general,” the Washington Examiner reported. “Would you support a law that says you can’t come to America because you’re a Muslim?” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked Sessions at his confirmation hearing at the Senate Judiciary Committee. “No,” Sessions said. Trump had
A series of protests disrupted the opening minutes of the confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., with opponents of the nominee apparently staggering their interruptions for maximum effect. First up were a pair of demonstrators posing as Ku Klux Klan members masquerading as Sessions supporters, who erupted into protest at the outset in order to highlight charges of racism against him.
10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 3:35 pm || Departs White House 5:25 pm CT || Arrives Chicago 8:00 pm CT || Delivers farewell address; McCormick Place, Chicago 10:25 pm CT || Departs Chicago 1:20 am || Arrives White House All times Eastern except as noted