Article of the day: Jeff Sessions is driving many of Trump’s policy decisions

The image shows Jeff Session, a middle-aged white man in a black suit jacket and "Make America Great Again" hat, at a political rally

There’s a lot to dislike about Jeff Sessions, the new Attorney General who was once deemed too racist to be a federal judge.  Alongside the probability that he’ll use the Justice Department to undermine rather than support civil liberties, it’s important to note that he’s one of Trump’s key policy advisors.  He and his staff played key roles in drafting many of Trump’s executive orders during his first weeks in office, including the refugee ban.  The Washington Post has a good overview of Sessions’ policy influence.

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