Republican President-elect Donald Trump has asked Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) to be his attorney general, sources close to the selection process told both CBS News and Bloomberg Politics.
JUST IN: Jeff Sessions has been chosen for Attorney General by Donald Trump, sources say https://t.co/SiZ1E2iHEU https://t.co/sEtQVvjCVN— Bloomberg Politics (@Bloomberg Politics)1479470701.0
"Jeff Sessions, Alabama Senator... strong loyalist, intense conservative - the next Attorney General."--@MajorCBS… https://t.co/8bcPnPW4Wc— CBS News (@CBS News)1479471745.0
CBS News noted that Sessions, a staunch conservative and a former Alabama attorney general, was the first Senate member to endorse Trump and should be one of the easier confirmations for the Trump administration.
(H/T: Red State)