1st Round of Cabinet Confirmation Hearings Start Today

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WATCH Jeff Sessions Comes Under Fire During Attorney General Confirmation Hearing

Confirmation hearings begin for eight of President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks this week. All of the nominees are expected to face tough questions by various Senate committees.

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The first up is Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, who is Trump's pick for attorney general.

Sessions, along with Trump's other nominees, has reportedly been spending hours prepping in a mock hearing room.

There are several possible flashpoints to look for as the hearings unfold, so stay tuned to ABC News' live blog for the latest.

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