The U.S. Senate just confirmed noted racist Jeff Sessions as our next attorney general, following a widely viral debate in the chambers last night in which Republicans led by Mitch McConnell (R-KY) formally silenced Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) for reading the words of civil rights hero and widow Coretta Scott King to criticize her colleague from Alabama as unfit for nomination.
She persisted. And it was true. But the scumbags confirmed him anyway.
From The Washington Post:
Sessions, a four-term U.S. senator, was the first senator to endorse Trump in February 2016, and his conservative, populist views have shaped many of the administration’s early policies, including on immigration.
The vote, 52-47 in favor of confirmation, ran largely down party lines.
Now's a great time to re-read the words of Coretta Scott King. The civil rights icon marched aside her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, and marched again for striking sanitation workers in Memphis, just days after her husband was shot dead.
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