Booker opposes Trump nominee for attorney general: ‘I cannot be silent’


WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, breaking with precedent, urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject a colleague, U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, as attorney general. Booker joined Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who helped organize the 1965 march that led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act, and Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), chairman of…