Black lawmaker compares late testimony to riding at the 'back of the bus'

Washington Examiner | 1/11/2017 | Kelly Cohen
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The decision to let black lawmakers testify against attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions only at the end of the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing process similar to how blacks were forced to ride at the back of the bus decades ago, a black lawmaker argued Wednesday.

Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., leveled that charge against Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa,...
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