William Smith, former chief counsel, Senate Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
William Smith, former chief counsel, Senate Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Cliff Owen AP
William Smith, former chief counsel, Senate Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Cliff Owen AP

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