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Watch Live: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee

This morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee concerning Justice Department oversight. This will be his first time appearing before the committee since his confirmation hearing in January. See here for the ten questions Matthew Miller suggests the Senate Judiciary Committee should ask Sessions.

Appointments, Confirmations & Budgets

Trump Announces Nominations for Senior DOJ Positions

According to a White House press release, President Trump will nominate Rod Rosenstein (U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland) as Deputy Attorney General, Rachel Brand (Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and former Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy) as Associate Attorney General, and Steven Engel (former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel) as Assistant Attorney General. The press release is available below.

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