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>> Several members of the NAACP crowding the Mobile, Alabama office of Senator Jeff Sessions on Tuesday protesting his nomination to become the next US Attorney General.>> And I'm not sure we have room for everybody.>> The president of the civil rights organization tweeting a photo of the sit-in, saying the occupation will go on until either Sessions withdraws his name from consideration or they're arrested.
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>> Senator Jeff Sessions.>> Sessions was the first US senator to endorse Donald Trump's presidential bid and was one of the first people nominated to Trump's cabinet. The 69-year-old brings a record of controversial positions on race, and has been a strong proponent of strict immigration enforcement and tough on crime laws.
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In 1986 Sessions became the second nominee in 50 years to be denied confirmation for a federal judgeship, after allegations he made racially charged remarks including testimony that he had called an African American prosecutor, boy. Sessions has denied he is a racist, but the controversy is likely to remain a major issue at his next set of Senate confirmation hearings, scheduled to begin on January 10th.
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>> Stay around, stay around.