Attorney General-nominee Jeff Sessions is answering questions about immigration, Trump’s proposed Muslim ban, his own controversial past, torture, the Clinton emails (yup), his willingness to defy his boss if necessary, and more as he faces day one of his confirmation hearings.
+ Slate: In a First, Sitting Sen. Cory Booker Will Testify Against Colleague Jeff Sessions Nomination.
+ There will be a lot of questions and lot of coverage, but it’s worth noting that it’s really hard to block a cabinet nominee.
+ WaPo: Trump asks vaccine skeptic Robert Kennedy Jr. to lead commission on vaccine safety.
+ The extremely swift repeal of Obamacare might be less swift than anticipated.