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Confirmation of Attorney General nominee, Senator Jeff Sessions

Summary

President Donald J. Trump has nominated Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.

Current Position:

U.S. Senator from Alabama (January 3, 1997 - present)

Previous:

44th Attorney General of Alabama (January 16, 1995 – January 3, 1997)

United States Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama (1981–1993).

Home state:

Alabama

Biography

(source: Congress)

SESSIONS, Jefferson Beauregard III (Jeff), a Senator from Alabama; born in Hybart, Ala., December 24, 1946; attended the public schools; graduated from Huntingdon College, Montgomery 1969; graduated from University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa 1973; admitted to the Alabama bar in 1973, and engaged in the practice of law in Russellville 1973-1975; served in the U.S. Army reserves, attaining the rank of captain 1973-1977; practiced law in Mobile 1977-1981; United States Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama 1981-1993; Alabama Attorney General 1994-1996; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1996; reelected in 2002, 2008, and again in 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021.

National Input

36%
64%

486 support - 866 oppose

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