[WATCH LIVE] Sen. Jeff Sessions Nomination Hearings

Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., arrives on Capitol Hill. AP / Alex Brandon.

The Senate Judiciary Committee is listening to testimony on the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General in the coming administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Sessions has been a lightning rod of controversy since the 80s when he was turned down for a federal judgeship based on his record of racial controversy.

The two day session began Tuesday morning and was expected to conclude on Wednesday. Click play below to listen in.