Jeff Sessions

Nominee for U.S. Attorney General
United States Supreme Court | Judith Schaeffer

On November 18, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump announced plans to nominate Senator Jeff Sessions for the position of U.S. Attorney General. On January 10, 2017, the Senate Judiciary Committee began holding confirmation hearings for Sessions.

On January 6, 2017, Constitutional Accountability Center submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, urging it to opposing Senator Sessions’ nomination. Read the full letter here.

CAC Analysis

Issue Brief
Attorney General Jeff Sessions: A Rubber Stamp for the Chief Executive?
January 2017

Press Release
Before Judiciary Committee Votes, Sessions Has Questions to Answer on Justice Department Review of Trump Executive Orders
January 27, 2017

Press Release
CAC to Senate Judiciary Committee: Sessions Unfit to Be U.S. Attorney General
January 6, 2017

Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the nomination of Senator Jefferson B. Sessions to be Attorney General the United States
January 6, 2017

Press Release
Constitutional Accountability Center “Deeply Troubled” By Expected Nomination Of Senator Sessions To Be U.S. Attorney General
November 18, 2016