Spicer: Cabinet Picks Will Implement Trump's Agenda, Not Their Own
Hearings regarding President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet appointments began on Tuesday with Trump's attorney general pick, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions.
Sessions has been noted for his conservative views on criminal justice, social issues and drug policy, and some have speculated that this might put him in opposition to Trump.
On "Outnumbered" today, Kennedy said that Sessions appears to be in favor of the war on drugs, which she called a "losing cause in this country."
"It has cost billions of dollars and millions of lives. And you now see, finally, there is a majority of Americans in this country who believe marijuana should be legal," Kennedy said. "I worry that this attorney general is opposed to that."
Trump's appointee for White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, said that the president-elect is very concerned about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.
"I think there's genuine concerns about how our country - and how our young kids, in particular - have handled drugs and alcohol. And it's something that we've got to be careful with," Spicer said.
Kennedy pointed out that Trump has previously voiced his support for medical marijuana and a softer prosecutorial line against drug abuse, which she said would seem to put him in "diametric opposition" to Sessions.
"When you come into a Trump administration, it's the Trump agenda that you are implementing, not your own," Spicer said. "And I think that Sen. Sessions is well aware of that."
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