Watch Live: Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Hearing

Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general faces the Senate Judiciary Committee.


Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, is currently testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he is facing a tough line of questioning regarding his civil rights record and views on criminal justice. Several protesters challenging Sessions’ fitness for the position have already been removed.

For live social media updates, follow Mother Jones reporter Pema Levy who is in the room for the hearing.