Jeff Sessions Said 'Secularists' Are Unfit for Government - 2017-01-12

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F375.png Jeff Sessions Said 'Secularists' Are Unfit for Government January 12, 2017, Jay Michaelson, Daily Beast

Senator Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, has come under fire for accepting an award from right-wing extremist David Horowitz.

What Sessions said when he accepted it may prove to be even more explosive.

"Ultimately, freedom of speech is about ascertaining the truth," Sessions, an Alabama Republican, told Horowitz's audience on Nov. 14, 2014. "And if you don't believe there's a truth, you don't believe in truth, if you're an utter secularist, then how do we operate this government? How can we form a democracy of the kind I think you and I believe in… I do believe that we are a nation that, without God, there is no truth, and it's all about power, ideology, advancement, agenda, not doing the public service."

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