This morning, longtime Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was picked by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next Attorney General.
Here is the national media’s reaction.
Reuters – Trump picks conservative loyalists for attorney general, CIA
Washington Times – Donald Trump picks Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Mike Pompeo for CIA chief
New York Times – Donald Trump Selects Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General
According to Politico, it looks like he might have a rocky confirmation, but they predict he will be confirmed.
Politico – Early signs point to confirmation for Sessions
Who might replace Senator Sessions? Here are some predictions.
Roll Call – Who might replace Sessions?
al.com – If Jeff Sessions leaves the Senate, who replaces him?
Montgomery Advertiser – EDITORIAL: Sessions’ exit may cause power gap
Times Daily – Bentley quizzed about Sessions’ seat