As Mr. Sessions noted, the association itself published an open letter saying that its "tiny membership, meager budget, and lack of any office space" made its capabilities nearly nil.
"Don't Ask, Don't Tell was created and implemented by President Clinton," he said. "Where was her outrage during the five years she served in the Clinton White House? ... Instead of taking a stand in Washington, Ms. Kagan waited until she got to Harvard and stood in the way of devoted, hardworking military recruiters."