Feb 9, 2017
Thursday on the NewsHour, Jeff Sessions is confirmed as attorney general, while fallout mounts from President Trump’s attacks on the judiciary. Also: The latest on the president’s immigration order, the White House takes heat for a deadly raid in Yemen, outrage over an undocumented mother’s deportation, companies in a delicate dance with the president and Steve Bannon’s ideology on film.
Constitutional Law Attorney Troy Slaten, Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute, Washington Times Editor Kelly Riddell and Red Alert Politics Editor Ron Meyer on President Trump’s travel moratorium. Video Fox Business.
Despite President Donald J. Trump’s almost daily use of Twitter to communicate with the American people, the social media giant posted its 10th consecutive quarter of lower revenue. WSJ’s Steven Russolillo analyzes the numbers on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.
Senator Jeff Sessions will now be addressed as Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Last night’s vote of confirmation finally tallied after the Democrats waged a shallow character assassination on the integrity of Jeff Sessions candidacy as the most powerful lawyer in the land.
Of course Senator Elizabeth Warren had been silenced as she violated protocol whilst playing the democrat’s weapon of choice. The race card.
CNN came to her aid, claiming “ The Senate has silenced Elizabeth Warren. And by doing so, majority Republicans just handed the liberal firebrand a megaphone — further elevating President Donald Trump’s fiercest and most prominent critic in the Senate and turning her into a Democratic hero.”
Truth be told. Warren had managed to play the race card so obviously in the name of Civil Rights leader Correta Scott King… MLK’s niece responded saying”