'The View': Co-Hosts Interview Elizabeth Warren Following Jeff Sessions Senate Silencing [VIDEO]

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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke with The View Wednesday morning about her big moment during yesterday's Jeff Sessions hearing in Congress.

Warren read directly from the words of Coretta Scott King Tuesday when discussing why Sessions should not become the next Attorney General of the United States. The senator read from a letter King had written about Sessions in 1986, which included the line that Sessions used his power as a federal prosector to "chill the free exercise of the vote by black citizens."

Warren was then silenced by Senate Republican Mitch McConnell and backed up by his fellow Republican senators for "impugning the motives" of Sessions, officially not allowing her to speak any more in the hearing.

"I'm reading a letter from Coretta Scott King to the Judiciary Committee from 1986 that was admitted into the record. I'm simply reading what she wrote about what the nomination of Jeff Sessions to be a federal court judge meant and what it would mean in history for her," Warren argued as she was being silenced.

"She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted," McConnell said on the floor of the Senate.

The View spoke with Warren directly on Wednesday's show to get her side of the story.

"Coretta Scott King's words are deeply moving," Warren said live via satellite. "They are powerful and they describe a moment in history in which Jeff Sessions was an active participant. They revealed much about Jeff Sessions character and the Republicans don't wanna hear it. They wanna find a way to shut it down."

The View co-host Sunny Hostin asked Warren about Sessions' various claims that he is not a racist or a bigot, to which the senator said, "Talk is cheap. Actions are what matter."

The debate over confirming Sessions is expected to continue through Wednesday night.

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