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Senate committee sends Trump's AG pick for full vote

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 01:12

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Republican Senator Jeff Sessions as Trump's attorney general sending his nomination to the full Senate for a vote. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general, sending President Donald Trump's pick to be the chief U.S. law enforcement officer to the full Senate for a final vote. The Senate panel approved Sessions' nomination on a 11-9 party-line vote two days after Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates for directing Justice Department lawyers not to defend the president's order to temporarily ban travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations.

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Senate committee sends Trump's AG pick for full vote

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 01:12