There are reports the Trump administration is planning dramatic cuts to the budget, including DOJ's Civil Rights Division. That raises troubling questions about the incoming administration’s commitment to protecting citizens’ ballot access.
The Democrats are behaving like a traditional opposition party. The effect is to “normalize” Donald Trump. It will be up to the press and advocacy groups to show how far outside democratic norms Trump falls.
Sen. Sessions has spoken out against Republican-led, bipartisan sentencing reform. He has also expressed skepticism of federal oversight of troubled police departments, and aggressively pursued drug convictions as a U. S. Attorney.