ACLU Set To Testify Against Sessions At AG Confirmation Hearing
The national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) David Cole will testify against Republican Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions at his confirmation hearing to be the next U.S. attorney general.
“The ACLU is nonpartisan, and as a matter of longstanding policy does not support or oppose nominees for federal office. As a result, the ACLU rarely testifies in confirmation hearings,” a Saturday statement from the ACLU said. “However, the organization is taking the extraordinary step of testifying in this hearing because Sen. Sessions’ record raises significant, serious questions about his hostility to civil rights and civil liberties.” – READ MORE