David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.
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- Dr. Paul Aisen professor in the departments of neurology and medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center
- Stephen McConnell senior vice president for advocacy and public policy at the Alzheimer's Association
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