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Trump’s AG Nominee May Reverse Online Gambling Approval

Republican Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, who has been chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next U.S. attorney general, vowed Tuesday to review the 2011 opinion by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that allows states to legalize and regulate internet gambling.

“I would revisit it, and I would make a decision about it based on careful study,” Sessions told the Senate Judiciary Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be the nation’s top law enforcement official.

Although he stopped short of saying he would reverse the landmark opinion, Sessions said he does not support it. 

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