PBS NewsHour

Elizabeth Warren explains why she opposes Jeff Sessions

Clip: 02/08/2017 | 8m 23s

Partisan tensions came to a head on Tuesday over the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was chastised and officially silenced after reading out loud a decades-old letter by the widow of Martin Luther King Jr. that called Sessions' record on race "reprehensible." Lisa Desjardins reports and Audie Cornish interviews Warren.

Aired: 02/08/17

Rating: NR

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