The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that he’s uneasy about officials other than those in the U.S. Justice Department having a say in the prosecution of alleged terrorists.

“It makes me a bit uneasy, having served in the department, to have politicians discussing where the cases ought to be tried. That is normally the Department of Justice career prosecutors,” said Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.

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