The provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine and support of the Ku Klux Klan. What is known about the US attorney General

The U.S. Senate approved by a majority vote of the candidacy of Jeff and Roman sessions at the office of the attorney General of the United States. The nomination of a new attorney General was supported by 52 senators, 47 voted against. Moreover, the sessions have received the support of all Republicans and one Democrat in the upper house of the United States.

Before receiving the appointment of attorney General Jeff sessions was the Senator from Alabama. In addition, Sesns credited with derogatory remarks about black workers, support of the Ku Klux Klan, which he categorically denies.

Senator sessions supported the idea of transferring lethal weapons to Ukraine.

He is also known for his tough stance against immigration controls. 30 years ago the Senate rejected the nomination sessions for the post of a Federal judge after he was accused of racism. In particular, it was found that he called one of the black officials “nigger”, and another explained that he needs to be careful when talking to white.

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In 2016, sessions criticized the movement “black Lives matter”, calling it radical and accused of inciting violence in US cities. His appointment has already sparked numerous protests of social activists and lawyers.

We will remind that earlier the temporary head of the justice Department and U.S. attorney General Sally Yates, who was appointed to lead the office during the previous administration of Barack Obama, was fired by the decision of the new President of Donald trump.

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As stated by the White house, Yates “gave the Ministry of justice by refusing to enforce a legal order aimed at protecting the citizens of the United States.”