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Jeff Sessions promises to enforce the FCPA if confirmed as attorney general

By Dylan Tokar

25 January 2017

Jeff Sessions promises to enforce the FCPA if confirmed as attorney general US Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama speaking to supporters at a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona. Gage Skidmore via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the nominee to lead the US Department of Justice, has moved to distance himself from comments by President Donald Trump that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is a “horrible law”.