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LCV Statement on Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Vote for Attorney General

Feb 9, 2017

Contact: Hannah Blatt, (202) 454-4554 or

Washington D.C.— In response to the Senate confirming Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, LCV Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:

“We applaud the Senate Democrats for fighting so hard and remain convinced that Jeff Sessions is unfit to take on the responsibilities of Attorney General, including defending and enforcing laws that ensure justice, safety, health and wellness for all. In the face of overwhelming scientific evidence, he stubbornly denies the reality of climate change, casting serious doubts on his ability to do what’s right for our families and see past corporate special interests. His atrocious record on civil rights and voter access is not just similarly disqualifying, it’s a threat to the foundation of our democracy. We will be vigilant in holding Sessions accountable for his actions moving forward.”