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Twitter Erupts Over 'Sexist' Reactions To Sen. Kamala Harris During Senate Hearing

By Aimee Lutkin

Attorney General Jeff Sessions took part in a public hearing on Tuesday so that he could be questioned by the Senate about contacts held with Russian officials and his part in the firing of FBI director James Comey.

When it was time for Senator Kamala Harris to question Sessions, she stuck to her guns and demanded he explain why he was refusing to answer certain questions. Sessions got antsy, at one time exclaiming that Harris was making him "nervous."

Then Harris was shut down by the moderator in a way essentially no other senator was. People guessed why: