Jeff Sessions confirmed as next U.S. Attorney General | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Republican Senator Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general of the United States.The Alabama senator is known for his tough stance on immigration enforcement and his early support of President Donald Trump who nominated him for the job.

Sessions was confirmed by a 52-47 vote.

(Reporting by Julia Edwards Ainsley; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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Updated Date: Feb 09, 2017 06:31:49 IST

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