Today, we'll watch as the Senate Judiciary Committee votes on Sessions. If the committee approves the nominee, we can expect a full Senate vote by the end of the week.Senate committees were preparing to vote on the nominations of Tom Price for Health and Human Services and Steve Mnuchin for Treasury Secretary today, but they've boycotted instead.
Ms. Yates's order was a remarkable rebuke by a government official to a sitting president, and it recalled the so-called Saturday Night Massacre in 1973, when President Richard M. Nixon fired his attorney general and deputy attorney general for refusing to dismiss the special prosecutor in the Watergate case.
That's Bleak. Who's Working Against It?The ACLU is not happy about Sessions, and have detailed his long history of voting against civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and reproductive rights. Recently, they've called for his confirmation to be stalled until the Muslim ban is stopped.