Nomination Hearing: Jeff Sessions, Attorney General, Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, December 9, 2016 [open pdf - 4MB]
This is the nomination hearing for to-be Attorney General Jeff Sessions compiled by the HSDL staff. This hearing was held before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on December 9, 2016. The purpose of this hearing was to approve the nomination of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to the executive administration's appointment of Attorney General. The hearing includes various testimonies from witnesses expressing concerns for this nomination or expression their support for this nomination. A variety of statements have been submitted from groups around the United States to voice support or disapproval with the nomination of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General. Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Richard Shelby, Susan Collins, Jeff Sessions, Michael Mukasey, Oscar Vazquez, Peter Kirsanow, Amita Swadhin, Jayann Sepich, Cornell Brooks, Chuck Canterbury, David Cole, Larry Thompson, Cory Booker, Willie Huntley, John Lewis, Jesse Seroyer, Cedric Richmond and William Smith.
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary: https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/