Jeff Sessions nomination

In the fight to get Jeff Sessions confirmed as attorney general, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulled his very own race card, saying opposing Democrats were the party of the Ku Klux Klan

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions at attorney general Wednesday night following a contentious debate and a stream of controversy about the immigration hard-liner having a racist past.

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina came out in support of Trump’s AG pick while Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey will take the unprecedented move of testifying against Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination.