Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing Interrupted by Hecklers

Donald Trump's pick to become the next attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, has begun making his case to Senate colleagues for why they should confirm him to lead the Justice Department.
2:19 | 01/10/17

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Transcript for Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing Interrupted by Hecklers
Chairman Grassley. Ranking member Feinstein. Distinguished members of the committee. I'm honored to appear before you today. Thank he by the opportunity to respond to your questions. As you discharge your duty in the appointment process. As prescribed by the constitutes. Also want to thank my. Dear friends. Oh. Okay. A mr. care. If I'm mind. Dear friends I want to thank. Richard Shelby my colleague and senator Susan Collins for that kind and generous introductions. He was Mary moving and touching me. It's hard to believe really that that three of us that serve together in this body for almost when he years. When I arrived in this ended in 1997. I probably wouldn't have anticipated the coming so close with a colleague from Maine he paper from the northern mountains. Part of our country in the southernmost part of the country. A case you're just joining that this is now the fourth interruption already in the confirmation hearing that senator Jeff Sessions he is not just a few minutes through his oak. In remarks that guy's a wallet back on the stand Aaron act stands once we did we became fast friends. Of course rigid you have and I never had an accent problem. He was this that threat has been a steadfast friend and I think we've been a pretty good team representing the interest of Alabama. And the United States.

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