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Condoleezza Rice Backs Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

By Solange Reyner, NewsMax:

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions has Condoleezza Rice in his corner.

Rice, who served as secretary of state under former President George W. Bush, endorsed Sessions on Monday to be Donald Trump’s attorney general, CNN reported.

The confirmation hearing for Sessions begins Tuesday, and he is likely to get questions about being denied a federal judgeship 30 years ago amid allegations of racism.

It was in 1986 the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from Thomas Figures, a black assistant U.S. attorney who worked for Sessions, that Sessions joked about the Ku Klux Klan and called him “boy” multiple times…

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