Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 84th United States attorney general from 2017 to 2018. A Republican, Sessions previously served as United States senator from Alabama from 1997 to 2017 before resigning that position to serve in the administration of President Donald Trump. In November 2019, Sessions announced that he would run for his previously-held U.S. Senate seat in 2020. From 1981 to 1993, Sessions served as the United States attorney for the Southern District of Alabama. In 1986, President Ronald Reagan nominated Sessions to a judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. After allegations of racism were made against him in testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the committee voted against advancing his nomination to the Senate floor; the nomination was later withdrawn. Sessions was elected Attorney General of Alabama in 1994.
|Born:||Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, December 24, 1946, Selma, Alabama, U.S.|
|Education:||Huntingdon College (BA), University of Alabama (JD)|
|Deputy:||Dana Boente (acting), Rod Rosenstein|
|Preceded by:||Loretta Lynch|
|Succeeded by:||William Barr|
|Twitter:||Jeff Sessions's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Jeff Sessions's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Jeff Sessions's Youtube channel|
About Jeff Sessions
Republican politician. In 1996, he became a United States Senator from Alabama.
He graduated in 1969 from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama. While in school, he was active in the Young Republicans organization and also served as Student Body President.
In 1986, he was nominated to be a Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama; however, his nomination was denied as a result of statements he made about the NAACP and the Ku Klux Klan.
He had three children with his wife Mary.
He adamantly opposed President Barack Obama's health reform legislation.
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