Lee Backs Sessions Appointment as Attorney General

November 18, 2016

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement Friday in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his nominee for U.S. attorney general:

“Sen. Sessions’ solid understanding of the Constitution and firm commitment to the rule of law is exactly what the Justice Department needs. I have worked closely with Sen. Sessions on the Judiciary Committee over these past six years and I have every confidence that he will make a great Attorney General for all Americans."