Senator Jeff Sessions has just been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Attorney General of the United States.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will make an exceptional Attorney General.
His understanding and commitment to the rule of law is extraordinary and badly needed in the Department of Justice – the chief enforcer of federal laws. His lifetime commitment to preserving the constitution and the rule of law is vital and no doubt will serve him well in this new position.
After eight years of a Justice Department that was deeply politicized and incapable of doing its job, I am truly delighted that Attorney General Sessions will be at the helm of one of the most critical departments in our government.
We are thankful to the nearly 150,000 Americans who signed our petition demanding his confirmation.
As I’ve made clear before, Attorney General Sessions will bring stability and credibility back to a troubled Justice Department under the Obama Administration. Attorney General Sessions has the knowledge, leadership, and capability to restore the institutional credibility at the Justice Department.
He’s an excellent attorney with a history of standing up for conservative principles in the U.S. Senate. His dedicated service to our nation in the U.S. Army Reserve, as Assistant U.S. Attorney during the Reagan Administration, and as Alabama’s Attorney General, and as a member of Senate Judiciary Committee is just the experience our country needs. He’s the right man at the right time for this critical position in service to the United States.
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