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Friday, November 18, 2016

Trump offers Jeff Sessions attorney general post


Trump offers Jeff Sessions attorney general post
President-elect Trump has offered Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions the post of attorney general, sources directly involved in the selection process tell CBS News. The choice of Sessions to be the nation’s top prosecutor is sure to be controversial. Sessions has been one of Mr. Trump’s closest and most consistent allies. 
But when Sessions faced Senate confirmation for a job 30 years ago, it didn’t go well. 
Nominated for a federal judgeship in 1986, Sessions, R-Ala., was dogged by racist comments he was accused of making while serving as U.S. attorney in Alabama. He was said to have called a black assistant U.S. attorney “boy” and the NAACP “un-American” and “communist-inspired.” 
Sessions was the first senator to back Mr. Trump during the campaign and is an architect of Mr. Trump’s immigration, counterterrorism and trade policies. 
His name has been floated for attorney general and secretary of defense. The Trump transition team released a statement Thursday saying the president-elect is “unbelievably impressed” with Sessions, citing his work as a U.S. attorney and state attorney general in Alabama. 
But confirmation for the four-term lawmaker, even in a Republican-controlled chamber, is not guaranteed.
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Anonymous Anonymous said...

But if he had actually worn the pointy hood, like Robert Byrd, he would sail right through. That capital D behind your name absolves all sins.

Friday, November 18, 2016 1:52:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

November 17, 2016
Obama Sets New Record For Regulations – 527 Pages In 1 Day:
By Bob Unruh
http://www.wnd.com/2016/11/obama-sets-new-record-for-regulations-527-pages-in-1-day/

November 17, 2016
Obama’s 2016 Federal Register Just Topped Highest Page Count of All Time:
By Clyde Wayne Crews
‘President Obama’s Federal Register, the daily depository of rules and regulations, added 572 pages today, and stands at 81,640 for 2016.
This is an all-time record. Ever. …
This is astonishing and should be of great concern, and intolerable, to policy makers. … ‘
“We don’t need a pen and phone, we need a meat axe.”
https://cei.org/blog/obamas-2016-federal-register-just-topped-highest-page-count-all-time

November 17, 2016
Counteracting The Midnight Rush Of Regulations:
By Ryan Young
https://cei.org/blog/counteracting-midnight-rush-regulations

November 16, 2016
By Clyde Wayne Crews
Obama’s Midnight Regulations To Get Increased Scrutiny From Congress And Trump:
‘House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) and other Republican leadership members just sent a letter to Obama administration regulatory agency telling them to put the brakes on rulemaking; no more rules from the lame-duck administration. …’
https://cei.org/content/obamas-midnight-regulations-get-increased-scrutiny-congress-and-trump

H.R. 5982 Midnight Rules Relief Act Of 2016:
‘To amend chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, to provide for en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for “midnight rules”, and for other purposes. … ‘
https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/5982/text

Friday, November 18, 2016 2:52:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/799578115378966528?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Spot the difference (Trump vs. Obama meeting foreign minister)

Friday, November 18, 2016 3:31:00 pm  

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