Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Warns Against Jeff Sessions As Attorney General

WASHINGTON ― Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said Wednesday that he fears President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general pick will roll back civil rights.

Speaking at Sen Jeff Sessions’ (R-Ala.) confirmation hearing, Lewis said that there are people who want to take back some of the gains of the civil rights movements he fought so hard for, and that Sessions wouldn’t stop them.

Lewis mostly skipped over talking about the senator’s record ― which was dissected over the course of the two-day hearing on Tuesday and Wednesday ― and focused on his concerns that Sessions...
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