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Video shows Jeff Sessions calling DOJ intern 'Dr. Whatever Your Name Is' during testy exchange on marijuana

Video shows Jeff Sessions calling DOJ intern 'Dr. Whatever Your Name Is' during testy exchange on marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions called a Justice Department intern “Dr.

One intern questioned the Sessions about his support of "pretty harsh policies for marijuana and pretty lax gun control laws."

“I grew up in one of these communities," the University of California, Berkeley student and intern told Sessions.

When questioned by an intern about the administration’s commitment to supporting transgender rights, including in bathrooms, Sessions told him “you can be sure that we will protect transgenders and all people and their civil rights,” but added that state and local governments get the final say about bathroom rules.

A Justice Department spokeswoman told ABC News that the lecture series allowed students “to have robust conversations — even debates — about the challenges facing our country with the attorney general.”

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