November 21, 2016

Sessions as Trump AG Positive for Private Prisons: Beacon

Donald Trump nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, has history of "stringent" opposition to immigration, legal and illegal; is "virulently" anti-drug, and is one of the country's "loudest opponents" to criminal justice reform efforts, Beacon Advisors writes in note. Expects Sessions will act "very early" to reverse Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) memo to reduce, end contracts with private prisons, including CoreCivic, GEO With Sessions leading policy on "law and order," doesn't see f

Source: Bloomberg Politics