Sessions: I Don’t Support Muslim Ban


During his confirmation hearing to become President-elect Donald Trump’s first attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions on Tuesday said he does not support a blanket ban on Muslims entering the United States. After saying he would be willing to tell Trump “no” and not be the president’s “mere rubber stamp,” Sessions answered questions on whether he would support a ban on Muslim immigration, as the president-elect has proposed.

“I have no belief and do not support the idea that Muslims as a religious groups should be denied admission to the United States,” he said, noting, however, that Trump has clarified his position to be that the U.S. should restrict immigration from Muslim countries that allegedly support terrorism. At another point, Sessions said he would be ready to recuse himself from any further investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server, considering his active role in a Trump campaign that repeatedly used “lock her up” as a mantra against their rival. Read more at THE NEW YORK TIMES.



  1. here we go again! you’re reporting a story that on the surface seems factual. and then at the end of the article you tell your readers to “read more at the new york times”. that last comment ruined all the credibility in the details of the article! are you telling your readers that the source of this article is the new york times? bad news! unless i hear directly from senator sessions mouth what you are claiming he said, i’m going to consider this “news” story to be fake news.


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