WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bitterly divided U.S. Senate confirmed Republican Senator Jeff Sessions on Wednesday as the subsequent attorney normal of the United States after robust pushback from Democrats involved about his file on civil rights.
With his administration on the defensive over Russia, Trump’s enthusiasm appears to have cooled, and his high foreign coverage advisers have begun talking harder about Moscow. Paxton has sued President Barack Obama a minimum of eight occasions since turning into Texas attorney general final year. Issues have included taxes beneath Obama’s signature healthcare regulation and blocking resettlement of Syrian refugees in Texas. The swimsuit, which names Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and others as defendants, seeks an injunction and a ruling that the regulation is unconstitutional. Sessions defended Trump in October when a leaked video showed him bragging about groping women, main dozens of Republican officers to drop their support.
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