Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Bob Corker, R.I., both have said they’d vote to confirm Sessions if he becomes attorney general.
But they said Monday they’d like to hear more from the president about his plan to overhaul the nation’s criminal justice system.
“I think he would be well advised to let me know what he has in mind,” Corker told CNN.
Johnson, a longtime Trump critic who’s now the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Sessions was “an outstanding nominee” but did not say whether he would back him as attorney for the U.S. if he became president.
He added that he didn’t have “a crystal ball” on Sessions’ plans to change the criminal justice landscape.
“If he wanted to do that, I would vote for him,” Johnson said.
Sessions is the first sitting senator to endorse Trump’s candidacy.
He was confirmed to the U