It’s a bad day for Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Lawyers across America just filed an official complaint against Sessions with the Bar Association. Included in the complaint is a list of four different types of professional misconduct committed by Sessions. According to the Alabama Reporter, “Almost 2,000 attorneys from across the US have signed on to a complaint addressed to the Alabama State Bar Disciplinary Committee asking that Attorney General Jeff Session be disbarred from the Alabama State Bar.” Read the four acts of professional misconduct below:
Massachusetts attorney J. Whitefield Larrabee said, “Jeff Sessions is now subject to more complaints than any lawyer in the history of the United States.” Larrabee continued: “The dishonest acts that are substantiated in these Bar complaints indicate that Sessions cannot continue to properly perform his responsibilities without damaging the integrity of the Department of Justice. The Department is a vitally important institution in our democracy.” “If Sessions does not immediately resign, it is the duty of President Trump to fire him.” Do you think the lawyers will win? *Please let us know in the comments section below*
(1) An affirmative misrepresentation of fact under oath during testimony in Mr. Sessions’ Senate confirmation process, specifically to a question propounded by Senator Al Franken. (2) During Mr. Sessions’ US Senate confirmation hearing, failure to disclose significant facts material to an issue of national significance, that is, contacts with the Russian government during the presidential election. (3) Perjury committed during Mr. Sessions’ Senate confirmation hearing. (4) As Attorney General, withholding information about his own discussions with a representative of the Russian government, all while overseeing investigations into Russian interference with the US electoral process and Trump-Russia ties.