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In 2017, he became the first sitting senator to testify against another when he testified against Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions during his confirmation hearing.In April 2018, following the FBI raid on the offices of Michael Cohen–U. President Donald Trump's personal attorney–Booker together with Chris Coons, Lindsey Graham, and Thom Tillis, introduced the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act to limit the executive powers of Trump.
Senator from New Jersey, he was previously the 36th Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013. He studied abroad at the University of Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship before attending Yale Law School. He attended Stanford University where he received an undergraduate and master's degree in 19, respectively.He ran for mayor in 2002, but lost to incumbent Sharpe James; he ran again in 2006 and won against deputy mayor Ronald Rice.He has been a leading voice in bipartisanship throughout his political career garnering praise and criticism from the left and right.His political ideology closely aligns with the New Democrat movement although he has been described as a political moderate and a neoliberal.Booker gained national attention when, on December 28, 2010, a constituent used Twitter to ask him to send someone to her father's house to shovel his driveway because her elderly father was going to attempt to do it himself.
Booker responded by tweeting, "I will do it myself; where does he live?
this pitted him against longtime incumbent Sharpe James.
James, who had easily won election four consecutive times, saw Booker as a real threat, and responded with mudslinging, at one campaign event calling him "a Republican who took money from the KKK [and] Taliban ...
[who's] collaborating with the Jews to take over Newark".
Although incumbent Mayor Sharpe James filed paperwork to run for reelection, shortly thereafter he announced that he would instead cancel his bid to focus on his work as a State Senator, which he was originally elected to in 1999.
Specifically, Booker referenced a parcel at Broad and South Streets that would generate only $87,000 under the proposed land deals yet was valued at $3.7 million under then-current market rates.