DHS(WASHINGTON) — In an unprecedented move, Sen. Corey Booker, D-N.J., testified Wednesday against his Senate colleague’s nomination for attorney general, saying that nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions has “not demonstrated a commitment” to a central prerequisite of the job to demand equal rights and justice for all of our citizens.
“In fact, at numerous times in his career, he has demonstrated a hostility towards these convictions,” Booker said.
He acknowledged that it is “exceptional for a senator to testify against another senator” nominated for a cabinet position.
Booker is testifying in the third panel and second day for Sessions’ confirmation hearing, along with Rep. John Lewis and others.
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