Burr Statement on the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions to Serve as Attorney General

WASHINGTON –Today, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to serve as Attorney General. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following statement:

“Jeff has been a friend and a colleague for many years, and during the Judiciary Committee hearings the American people had the opportunity to hear from a variety of individuals about his commitment to the rule of law and record of pursuing justice.  I am pleased that the Senate has confirmed him as Attorney General, and I look forward to continuing the confirmation process so that the President’s team can get to work on behalf of the American people.”