President-elect Donald Trump is set to nominate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general, Bloomberg reported Friday morning, marking the first major cabinet nomination of the Trump administration. Back in the 1980s, Sessions was not confirmed to a federal judgeship thanks to racist comments he reportedly made about African-Americans.
Update: Jeff Sessions’ nomination is already stirring controversy. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., did not mince words when revealing his opinion:
Gutiérrez, a vocal advocate for immigration reform and immigrant rights, also attacked Sessions’ hard-line stance on immigration.
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