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Senate Confirms Secretaries of Defense and Homeland Security
The Senate confirmed two of President Donald Trump 's cabinet nominees Friday just hours after his swearing in, and scheduled a third confirmation vote next Monday. In a 98-1 vote, the Senate confirmed retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as Trump's secretary of Defense, with Sen. Kirsten
Sen . Patrick Leahy on Trump Pick for Attorney General
ABC News' Janai Norman interviews Senator Patrick Leahy during the second day of confirmation hearings for Senator Jeff Sessions.
Klein: Hearing Was More About Trump than Sessions
I think I know the answer to this but as attorney general just what would like her verbal commitment here to continue to do what you as always done. And that's put to safety and security of the American people first and you'll continue to work with us. In a cooperative fashion to make sure that all
Day 1 of Sen. Sessions Confirmation Hearing Comes to a Close
ABC News' Arlette Saenz recaps Senator Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing with comment from Sen. Sessions and camp.
Sen. Jeff Sessions' Confirmation Hearing: The Key (and Controversial) Moments
Jeff Sessions was on the offense today -- to a certain degree. The Republican senator from Alabama, who is Donald Trump's pick to be the next U.S. attorney general, vehemently disputed "amazing" allegations that he harbors racial bias and claimed he understands the struggles of LGBT Americans. But
The Latest: Sessions Defends Award From Think Tank
Sen. Jeff Sessions is defending his receipt of awards from groups that have espoused strong views against Muslims and immigrants
Sessions Says Trump Tape Comments Would 'Clearly' Be Sexual Assault
Sen. Jeff Sessions , Donald Trump ’s pick to become the next attorney general, further clarified today his position on controversial comments the president-elect made about women, telling a Senate panel that grabbing women by the genitals without their consent would "clearly" be sexual assault.
Democrats to Challenge Sessions on Immigration, Civil Rights
Senate Democrats will challenge President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general when he appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee over his hard-line stand on immigration, past record on civil rights and whether he supports community policing
Russian Hacking Malware Found on Vermont Utility Computer
Malware associated with Russian hackers was found on a computer belonging to a utility company in Vermont, according to the company. After being alerted last night by the Department of Homeland Security about malware code used in Grizzly Steppe, Russia's hacking campaign against U.S. political