Monday, February 29, 2016

The Jeff Sessions Voting History

Donald Trump's new buddy, not exactly libertarian.

Here are some votes made in the Senate by Donald Trump's latest endorser, who has been holding back-channel conversations with Trump for a year:

Voted YES on the phony Ryan Budget (May 2011)

Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)

Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)

Voted NO on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)

Voted NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)

Voted NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)

Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)

Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)

Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)

Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)

Voted NO on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)

Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)

Voted YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)

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