Transcript: U.S. Representative and Civil Rights Icon Criticizes Jeff Sessions
On Wednesday, Democratic U.S.
Representative John Lewis as well as other prominent Democrats within the Congressional Black Caucus testified against potential future US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his Civil Rights record.
In a statement, Lewis said, "We need someone who is going to stand up, speak up and speak out for the people who need help, for the people who have been discriminated against." During his testimony, Lewis was joined by New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, Louisiana Rep.