1. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was only the second nominee rejected by the committee in 48 years.
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6. On December 11, 2013, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions cosponsored the Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013, a bill that would reauthorize the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 and would authorize funding through 2018 to help child abuse victims.
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8. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions focused the majority of his criticism on Kagan's treatment of the military while she was dean of Harvard Law School.
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11. On July 28, 2009, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions joined five Republican colleagues in voting against Sotomayor's nomination in the Judiciary Committee.
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15. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions opposed President Barack Obama's health reform legislation; he voted against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in December 2009, and he voted against the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
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17. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was "heartbroken" and found "it beyond comprehension" when President Obama said that cannabis is not as dangerous as alcohol.
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20. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions criticized the foundation for distributing books related to Islam to hundreds of US libraries, saying "Using taxpayer dollars to fund education program grant questions that are very indefinite or in an effort to seemingly use Federal funds on behalf of just one religion, does not on its face appear to be the appropriate means to establish confidence in the American people that NEH expenditures are wise.
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23. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was one of 25 senators to vote against the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, arguing that it "undermines our heritage of law and order, and is an affront to the principle of separation of powers".
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26. In November 2010, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee when the committee voted unanimously in favor of the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act, and sent the bill to the full Senate for consideration.
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27. On October 5, 2005, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was one of nine Senators who voted against a Senate amendment to a House bill that prohibited cruel, inhumane, or degrading treatment or punishment of individuals in the custody or under the physical control of the United States Government.
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34. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has expressed the view that the children of immigrants from Muslim-majority countries are "susceptible to the toxic radicalization of terrorist organizations" on the basis of the Orlando and San Bernardino Attacks.
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36. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants undermines the rule of law, that the inflow of guest workers and immigrants depresses wages and raises unemployment for United States citizens, and that current immigration policy expands an underclass dependent on the welfare state.
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39. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the fatal vehicle-ramming attack at the August 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia an act of domestic terrorism, and began a civil rights investigation into the attack to determine if it will be tried in court as a hate crime.
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48. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions rejected reports he had met with Russian Ambassador Kislyak during Trump's April 2016 speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, testifying that he did not remember any "brief interaction" he may have had with the ambassador.
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50. On March 1, 2017, reports surfaced that US Attorney General Jeff Sessions had contact with Russian government officials during the 2016 US presidential election, even though during his confirmation hearings he denied he had any discussions with representatives of the Russian government.
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51. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions replied that he was "not aware of any of those activities" and said "I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I didn't have—did not have communications with the Russians, and I'm unable to comment on it.
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55. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was introduced by Senator Susan Collins from Maine who said, "US Attorney General Jeff Sessions's a decent individual with a strong commitment to the rule of law.
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56. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was on the short list to become Trump's running mate, a position that ultimately went to Mike Pence.
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57. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was an early supporter of the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump, and was a major policy adviser to the Trump campaign, especially in regard to immigration and national security.
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58. In 2014, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was uncontested in the Republican primary and was only opposed in the general election by write-in Democratic candidate Victor Sanchez Williams.
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60. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has always defended his civil rights record, saying that "when I was [a US Attorney], I signed 10 pleadings attacking segregation or the remnants of segregation, where we as part of the Department of Justice, we sought desegregation remedies".
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65. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was active in the Young Republicans and was student body president.
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67. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was an early supporter of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, and was nominated by Trump for the post of US Attorney General.
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