#JeffSessions

  • Does Jeff Sessions have an issue with black people?

    An exchange between a congresswoman and Attorney General Jeff Sesssions, which has gone viral in the 24 hours since a key Judiciary Committee hearing, shows that the Justice Department head is committed to targeting black activists while ignoring the danger posed by white supremacists, advocates said. At the hearing on Tuesday, Representative Karen...
  • Jeff Sessions denies Trump is pressuring him

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that politics would play no role in his decision on whether to appoint a special counsel to probe the Clinton Foundation and an Obama-era uranium deal. “The Department of Justice can never be used to retaliate politically against opponents and that would be...
  • Jeff Sessions to testify before House Judiciary Committee

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the House Judiciary Committee next week, as he faces new questions about how much he knew about Russian contacts during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Sessions will appear before the committee Tuesday for a hearing on oversight of the Justice Department, which can...
  • AG Jeff Sessions will testify next week regarding Russian interference during presidential election

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Committee next Tuesday as part of its probe into Russian interference in the presidential election, The Hill confirmed on Tuesday. Sessions’s appearance will allow Democrats on the panel to pepper the Justice Department chief about his past statements concerning exchanges with...
  • Will President Trump fire Attorney Jeff Sessions ???

    President Trump is hammering the Justice Department over a lack of an investigation into Democrats and isn’t ruling out firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions if the department doesn’t take action against Hillary Clinton. “I don’t know,” Trump told ABC’s Jonathan Karl when asked if the president would fire Sessions...
  • 400 groups claiming discrimination by IRS lawsuits have been settled

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that the Justice Department is settling class action lawsuits brought by more than 400 conservative groups who said they were “improperly” delayed when seeking tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service. “The IRS’ use… of heightened scrutiny was wrong and should never have occurred,” Sessions...
  • Jeff Sessions Joins Fight for Justice for Murdered Transgender Teen

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is bucking his image as an anti-LGBT crusader by sending a top federal hate crimes lawyer to help prosecute a man on trial for the shooting death of gender-fluid teen Kedarie Johnson. In early March 2016, Johnson – a 16-year-old from Burlington, Iowa, who identified...
  • Transgender employee protection by DOJ reversed bu Jeff Sessions

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reversing course on the Justice Department’s policy that a 1964 civil rights law protects transgender individuals from discrimination. In a memo to U.S. attorneys dated Wednesday and obtained by BuzzFeed, Sessions said that the Justice Department will no longer interpret Title VII of of the Civil Rights Act...
  • Sessions pushing to bring back asset forfeiture program…”We had so much fun doing that, taking drug dealers’

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions welcomed the restoration of the practice of asset forfeiture Friday in a speech at a law enforcement conference in Alabama. “I love that program,” Sessions said. “We had so much fun doing that, taking drug dealers’ money and passing it out to people trying to...