Tag Archives: Confirmation Hearings

Sessions Backs Down On Support For Waterboarding, Muslim Ban By
(REPORT) — Jeff Sessions, a far-right senator from Alabama and Donald Trump’s choice for attorney general, the country’s top lawyer, said waterboarding was unlawful at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Sessions, who...
How Republicans Plan To Distract From Critical Confirmation Hearings By
(ANALYSIS) — The Republican party appears to be employing a strategy wherein the public—and even lawmakers—will be too distracted to place much needed scrutiny on President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees. Not only are six major confirmation hearings...
Rick Perry And Rex Tillerson Meet With Key Senators Ahead Of Confirmation Hearings By
WASHINGTON, D.C. (REPORT) – After a day of meeting with the elected officials who hold his political future in their hands, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry left the Capitol with one thing in mind. “I gotta go study my lessons for the night,” Perry was overheard...