Dem Rep. Luis Gutiérrez claims AG Sessions wants blacks ‘in the back of the bus again’

Dem Rep. Luis Gutiérrez claims AG Sessions wants blacks ‘in the back of the bus again’
Luis Gutierrez

[Ed. – Gutiérrez is a disgrace.]

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) on Wednesday said that Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants “black people to be in the back of the bus again.”

“Sessions, he’d just love for black people to be in the back of the bus again. He’d love for women to be in the kitchen. He’d love for gay people to be in the closet again, and for me, not to have a microphone to be able to speak to anyone,” Gutiérrez said while delivering remarks at a We the People Summit, according to CNN.

The Democratic lawmaker stood by his remarks while appearing on CNN’s “Erin Burnett Out Front” later on Wednesday, saying that he believes “every last thing” he said.

“This is a man that when he came before the Senate to try to become a federal judge, Coretta Scott King came forward. There were all kinds of testimony about him calling black men boys,” Gutierrez said. “This is a man who is trying to strip black people and diminish their voting rights.”

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