Articles Tagged 'Jeff Sessions'
Sessions firing threatens to upend Mueller probe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired Wednesday, leaving a host of questions about what comes next for the ongoing special counsel probe, criminal justice and…
Sessions seeks to expand power on immigration cases
Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears to be exploring a rule that would expand his judicial power, and that some say would allow him to drastically…
Jeff Sessions rips federal judges over anti-Trump bias
Attorney General Jeff Sessions unleashed a blistering assault on federal judges Monday, saying anti-Trump bias has led some to abandon their role as legal referees…
Trump slams Sessions on Twitter, says AG is hurting GOP in midterms
President Trump lashed out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a string of tweets on Monday, accusing him of hurting Republican chances in the upcoming…
Flake says Senate does not want Trump to fire Sessions
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said on Sunday that the Senate, as a body, does not want President Trump to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Sessions rejects Trump, says he ‘took control’ of Justice Department from day one
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday shot back at President Trump’s latest criticism that he hasn’t controlled his department, and said he “took control of the Department of Justice the day I was sworn in.”
“[W]hich is why we have had unprecedented success at effectuating the president’s agenda,” Sessions said in a statement Thursday afternoon.
His statement was released…
Sessions to California: ‘There is no secession’
Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning to California the same day he announced a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) over the…
Sessions vows to eliminate political bias at DOJ
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday he’s determined to eliminate “political bias” from the Justice Department, and said the department must be more open to…
Jeff Sessions grilled by Robert Mueller’s team in Russia probe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned last Wednesday for several hours by Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the first known time the special counsel has interviewed…
Jeff Sessions ramps up federal enforcement of marijuana laws, rescinds Obama memos
Attorney General Jeff Sessions moved Thursday to revoke the Obama-era see-no-evil policy on federal enforcement of marijuana laws, announcing that federal law enforcement will no…