War on Drugs Fan and Voting Rights Enemy Jeff Sessions May Headed...

War on Drugs Fan and Voting Rights Enemy Jeff Sessions May Headed Toward the Door

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First there was yet another loud vote of “no confidence” from the White House aimed squarely at Attorney Jeff Sessions.

It appeared in the New York Times on July 20.  During an interview with the Times, President Trump said he would not have selected Sessions for the job of Attorney General had he known Sessions was going to recuse himself from the Russia investigation.

Then, the next day, The Washington Post reported they had a source who informed them that Sessions was heard on a Russian surveillance tape speaking with Russian officials about the 2016 elections.

Conservative Hugh Hewitt said that, “If it’s true, I think the Attorney General would have to resign… that is the end for AG Sessions.”

During his short time as Attorney General, Sessions has attempted to revive parts of the war on drugs and hasn’t intervened to protect voting rights. 

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Lauren Victoria Burke
Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created Crewof42.com, a blog that covers the work of African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke has also been a staffer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Director of Communications for Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). She has had a very diverse career in politics and media and appears weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and Up with Steve Kornacki on MSNBC. She is also a contributing writer for NBCNews.com and TheRoot.com Ms. Burke was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up on Long Island. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail: LBurke007@gmail.com. Instagram: LVB325.

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