January 29, 2015
Breitbart -- January 28, 2015
Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest chairman Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is imploring his colleagues to join him in opposition to Loretta Lynch's nomination as Attorney General of the United States.
Sessions issued a lengthy statement on Wednesday evening after Lynch testified all day Wednesday in which he details the problems he has with Lynch and with Obama's executive amnesty. Lynch's support for Obama's executive amnesty is the linchpin of Sessions' opposition to her, and Sessions will presumably be joined by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who before Lynch was nominated --- and before the election --- said that a “condition” of whoever is nominated to replace Eric Holder as the Attorney General must be opposition to Obama's lawlessness, including executive amnesty.
McConnell's office will wait until the Senate Judiciary Committee officially wraps its two days of confirmation hearings with Lynch before weighing. But his pre-election promise to oppose Holder's replacement over immigration seems ironclad.
Sessions describes why the president's executive amnesty is lawless. [...]
Sessions also hammered Lynch about her statement that she believes illegal aliens have a “right” to work in this country, just as much so as any American citizen. Lynch attempted to somewhat walk that back later in the day with the help of Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the Justice Department and a willing Politico reporter who reframed her new statement as somehow clarifying her previous comments.... Read More