Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 1 Part 1

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be attorney general in the Donald Trump… read more

Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 1 Part 1 Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be attorney general in the Donald Trump administration. He was introduced by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Richard Shelby (R-AL). Committee members in this first portion questioned him on such issues as marijuana legalization, the Fair Sentencing Act, government surveillance and interrogation techniques. Of interrogation techniques, Senator Sessions called waterboarding “absolutely improper and illegal.” The hearing was interrupted several times by protestors in the audience. close

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Program ID:
420932-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 10, 2017 | 9:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2017 | 2:15pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO

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  • Jan 10, 2017 | 9:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2017 | 9:28am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2017 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Jan 10, 2017 | 6:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jan 10, 2017 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Jan 15, 2017 | 10:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 16, 2017 | 2:15pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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