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As the hearings begin for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Attorney General of the United States, a coalition has written a letter expressing their concerns about the privacy views of  Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., according to a Center for Democracy & Technology post. The letter, addressed to Senate Judiciary Committee members Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., states Sessions has been a leading proponent for expanding the surveillance capabilities of the government. “He has spent his 20-year career in the Senate arguing for broad, often unchecked surveillance powers in intelligence investigations, even though those investigations pose unnecessarily invasive risks to privacy,” the letter states. 
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