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Trump loyalist Sessions takes over as US attorney general

Like the president, he champions aggressive policing, enforcement of voter registration laws, curbs on immigration

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Mr Sessions speaking to reporters after the Senate confirmed him as US attorney general on Feb 8. He pledged to exercise independent judgment and follow the laws passed by Congress.

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JEFF Sessions takes over as US attorney general with a notable distinction among Donald Trump's appointees: He's a key Cabinet official who hasn't yet publicly disagreed with the president.

Unlike Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who defended the value of Nato or Defense

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