Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rips Sessions’ Review Of Police Reform

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rips Sessions’ Review of Police Reform

The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus is not happy with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ plan to re-evaluate federal oversight of police departments, a strategy instituted under former President Barack Obama.
Democratic Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond wrote a letter to Sessions Wednesday, criticizing the attorney general for issuing a memo that instructed Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers to re-examine Obama administration agreements on local police reform.
“As you may recall, we opposed your nomination to serve as attorney general because, over more than three decades of public service, you have developed a questionable record on issues of justice, equality and …

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