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Dissecting Slander: The Untold Story of Jeff Sessions’ 1986 ‘Borking’
Breitbart ^ | 12-28-2016 | Julia Hahn

Posted on 12/28/2016 4:37:43 PM PST by blam

Julia Hahn
December 28, 2016

Decades-old racially charged allegations against Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) parroted by the establishment media and a handful of far left Senate Democrats do not hold up under scrutiny, an extensive investigation conducted by Breitbart News has found.

There are essentially three central allegations the left levels against Sessions. The first pertains to his involvement in a 1980s voter fraud case, which, evidence shows, Sessions prosecuted to ensure a fair elections for black Democratic citizens of the county. The second involves allegations from a former assistant attorney, who was described by co-workers as a “disaffected” employee with a “bad attitude problem” and whose testimony was vigorously debunked by highly credible witnesses. The third involves accusations from an ex-Department of Justice attorney whose credibility was brought into question after he was forced to recant portions of his testimony, in which he fabricated false allegations against Sessions.

In recent weeks, the populist Senator’s partisan opponents—eager to relive the contentious 1986 confirmation hearings that resulted in Ted Kennedy’s successful “Borking” of Sessions from a federal judgeship before such a term even existed—have dredged up these sensational allegations from their 30-year slumber.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren said in mid-November:

Instead of embracing the bigotry that fueled his campaign rallies, I urge President-elect Trump to reverse his apparent decision to nominate Senator Sessions to be Attorney General of the United States. Thirty years ago, a different Republican Senate rejected Senator Sessions’ nomination to a federal judgeship. In doing so, that Senate affirmed that there can be no compromise with racism; no negotiation with hate. Today, a new Republican Senate must decide whether self-interest and political cowardice will prevent them from once again doing what is right.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: arlenspecter; attorneygeneral; bork; borking; jeffsessions; sessions; trump
Elizabeth Warren

“Pocahontas is not happy, she’s not happy. She’s the worst. You know, Pocahontas — I’m doing such a disservice to Pocahontas, it’s so unfair to Pocahontas — but this Elizabeth Warren, I call her ‘goofy,’ Elizabeth Warren, she’s one of the worst senators in the entire United States Senate.”

— Trump, campaign rally in Virginia, June 10, 2016

1 posted on 12/28/2016 4:37:43 PM PST by blam
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To: blam
Harry Reid got rid of the 60 Vote Closure vote so she can piss off
2 posted on 12/28/2016 4:43:37 PM PST by scooby321 (o even lower)
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To: blam
Elections have consequences...WE lost!!! Get over it, Deal with it, Tough isn't it!!!
3 posted on 12/28/2016 4:46:33 PM PST by HarleyLady27 ('THE FORCE AWAKENS!!!' Trump/Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)
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To: onyx; LucyT; WildHighlander57


4 posted on 12/28/2016 4:55:43 PM PST by hoosiermama (“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all year.” Dicken)
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To: blam

To the rabid liberals EVERYONE from Alabama is racist (Their going to wear the word out.

5 posted on 12/28/2016 4:57:49 PM PST by capt. norm (Capt norm)
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To: blam

Dear Lieawatha,

Piss, up a rope. Nope.
Piss up, a rope. Not quite.
Piss up a, rope. Almost there.

PISS UP A ROPE! That’s the ticket.

6 posted on 12/28/2016 5:08:06 PM PST by Kickass Conservative ( Democracy, two Wolves and one Sheep deciding what's for Dinner.)
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To: blam

For decades, I wanted objective news reporting from the old media.

Today, I hope they never change. Keep calling all of us racist deplorables.

7 posted on 12/28/2016 5:20:38 PM PST by Jacquerie (
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; NFHale; ExTexasRedhead; stephenjohnbanker

Arlen Specter helped lead the Borking of Sessions. Shortly before being voted out of the Senate, Specter apologized to Sessions for his demagoguery. Too bad he won’t be able to tell Senators he was wrong.

8 posted on 12/28/2016 5:32:59 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (The barbarians are inside because there are no gates)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Bork couldn’t find the individual right to keep and bear arms in the 2nd Amendment.
Just keep that in mind...

9 posted on 12/28/2016 5:52:06 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Baseball players, gangsters and musicians are remembered. But journalists are forgotten.)
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To: Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; NFHale; stephenjohnbanker

The joke’s on them, Sessions did just fine for himself after being denied.

And that POS Specter got his, courtesy of rat primary voters.

10 posted on 12/28/2016 7:16:19 PM PST by Impy (Toni Preckwinkle for Ambassador to the Sun)
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To: Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; NFHale; stephenjohnbanker

“Arlen Specter”: Filthy Earth Whore.

11 posted on 12/28/2016 7:17:01 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (I'm with Steve McQueen: I live my life for myself and answer to nobody.)
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To: Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; ExTexasRedhead; ...

Specter was high on the “Folks I Mean To Outlive” list.

12 posted on 12/29/2016 7:53:44 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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