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Sessions Pressed on Lack of
Diversity at the Justice Department

Bloomberg Politics, by Chris Strohm

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 11/14/2017 5:47:44 PM

Video) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions acknowledged Tuesday that he’s recommended only one black candidate to be a U.S. attorney, one of the highest-profile positions in the Justice Department. That’s out of 53 U.S. attorneys nominated so far by President Donald Trump, according to the department. While the attorney general’s testimony Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee was dominated by questions about the probe into Russian meddling in last year’s presidential campaign, Democrats also pressed Sessions over the lack of diversity in his department’s top ranks. Sessions, who agreed that diversity matters,

All Sessions has to tell these Trump antagonists is that I´ve been busy taking care of backlog left by 0bama and his holdovers. Also, 0bama had eight years. Why would diversity be a problem in any government agency now? Huh? (Jackasses.) Oh, remind them that going after Hillary, DNC hack, Uranium One, etc. is time sensitive and consuming.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: IowaDad, 11/14/2017 6:02:28 PM     (No. 11451977)

The lack of "diversity" includes a striking lack of honest, hard-working, politically-neutral lawyers who care deeply about the future of the USA and Western civilization.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/14/2017 6:49:44 PM     (No. 11452009)

Heard the last 15 minutes of Rush today, driving (only time I listen). He was livid about Sessions’s questioning. That it was not “questions”, but speeches for the folks back home, monologues to make Sessions look bad, Anything but fact finding on the issue they are supposedly investigating.

No surprise.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 11/14/2017 7:01:23 PM     (No. 11452013)

As I understand it Sessions has little or no say in the candidates brought forward for US Attorney slots. They´re appointed by the President and recommended by the Senators in each Attorney´s state.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/14/2017 7:03:44 PM     (No. 11452017)

There is a huge lack of conservatives in the DOJ, and none of Obama´s hangovers seem to be being replaced. Sessions is like a 300 lb man that says he is on a diet. With Sessions getting anything done, I am just not seeing it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/14/2017 7:19:56 PM     (No. 11452026)

More in the Holder and Lynch mold? No thanks. That diversity account is way overdrawn.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 11/14/2017 7:24:09 PM     (No. 11452029)

If you take out drug dealers, convicted felons and BLM America haters, the diversity pool is pretty damn small.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 11/14/2017 8:33:53 PM     (No. 11452077)

OMG, just give it a rest!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: CaptainLibra, 11/14/2017 8:45:36 PM     (No. 11452079)

FOXTROT diversity. It´s Leftist´s code for destroy America.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: columba, 11/14/2017 10:33:04 PM     (No. 11452133)

As the director of a state program, I saw my supervisor once each year for the annual evaluation. One year he reviewed the template and asked why my program was not more diverse.
Since the entire program was only my secretary and I, there was no satisfactory answer - until we concluded that my secretary was a female and I was hard-of-hearing (even though we both remained white).

It´s all a paperwork sham.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/15/2017 12:42:26 AM     (No. 11452179)

Sessions should have said he hires ONLY the best qualified and wants nothing to do with sham unqualified diversity employees.

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