WASHINGTON --(ENEWSPF)--January 10, 2017. Below is the statement of Brian McGough, Iraq War Veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and Senior Adviser to VoteVets, on the nomination of Jeff Sessions, as he begins his confirmation hearings:
“Jeff Sessions' racist past should be disqualifying — especially from the position of Attorney General. As veterans, we swore to uphold the Constitution when we joined the military. To have someone like Jeff Sessions overseeing civil rights, including voting rights, is anathema to the very idea of free and fair elections. We need to make sure that our veterans of . . .