Sessions refutes Brennan on military tribunals, civilian courts for terrorists 

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-AL, took to the Senate floor yesterday to discuss Obama anti-terrorism advisor John Brennan's recent USA Today oped. In his oped, Brennan, among much else, accused Republicans of mis-representing the facts about whether they were consulted on mirandizing the Christmas Bomber.

That got Sessions' dander up. Ed Morrissey of Hot Air notes that Sessions scores a number of direct hits on Brennan, but missed the mark on one critical point: "Sessions reminds us that Miranda only goes back 50 years and isn’t explicitly part of the Constitution — but it was a response to abuses of civil rights by law enforcement that the 1964 decision attempted to prevent."

Here's the video of the relevant portion of Sessions' statement:


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