Jeff Sessions' confirmation: Live updates from the hearing

Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is set to be questioned by the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, the first of Trump's cabinet nominees to face a confirmation hearing.

The two-day hearing will see Sessions giving testimony on Tuesday, followed by statements from witnesses who support and oppose his nomination coming on Wednesday.

Look for Democrats to grill Sessions on his views on civil rights and race.

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