• Did Cory Booker Just Launch His 2020 Campaign?

    4 monthes ago - By Vanity Fair

    The New Jersey senator's unprecedented testimony against Attorney General-nominee Jeff Sessions suggests presidential ambitions beyond the Senate.
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  • Cory Booker thrashes Trump attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions in historic testimony

    Cory Booker thrashes Trump attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions in historic testimony

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Sen. Cory Booker forcefully denounced Donald Trump's pick for attorney general on Wednesday in a passionate testimony that broke with longstanding Senate tradition.
    The New Jersey Democrat assailed the record of Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, saying the Republican's voting record suggests a "hostility" toward civil rights and criminal-justice reform.
    "Sen. Sessions has not demonstrated a commitment to a central requisite of the job: to aggressively pursue the congressional mandate of civil rights, equal rights, and justice for all of our citizens," Booker said before the Senate judiciary...
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  • Black Lawmakers: America 'Cannot Count' On Jeff Sessions

    Black Lawmakers: America 'Cannot Count' On Jeff Sessions

    4 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    WASHINGTON ― In a history-making testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Cory Booker said Wednesday that the American people “cannot count” on fellow senator Jeff Sessions to bring justice to the justice system if confirmed as attorney general.
    Booker sat alongside civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Cedric Richmond as he delivered his remarks. All three lawmakers were scheduled to go at the end of Sessions' confirmation hearing. All three eviscerated Sessions' record, one by one.
    “I know that some of my colleagues are unhappy that I'm...
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  • Cory Booker Makes Democrats Proud With Testimony Against Trump AG Nominee Jeff Sessions

    4 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    Senate Democrats have been going easy on Sen. Jeff Sessions because he is one of their own. Sen. Cory Booker broke with “senatorial courtesy,” by testifying and telling the truth about Sen. Sessions' record on civil rights. Video of Sen. Booker's testimony: Booker said, “I know that some of my colleagues are unhappy that I'm [...]
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