#JeffSessions

  • Some not happy with A.G. Jeff Sessions reference to ‘Anglo-American’ legal heritage

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions sparked controversy Monday after making reference to the “Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement,” a comment interpreted by some critics as racially insensitive. The remark was made in a speech to the National Sheriffs’ Association’s winter conference in Washington, D.C., as he thanked those in attendance and outlined the...
  • Jeff Session response to Devin Nunes memo

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions responded on Friday to the release of a contentious memo by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee alleging intelligence abuses at Justice Department, saying that “no Department is perfect.” In a statement issued shortly after the memo’s release, Sessions acknowledged GOP concerns about Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI officials’ actions, but...
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions interviewed in Russia investigation

    WASHINGTON – (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. He’s the highest-ranking Trump administration official and first Cabinet member known to have submitted to questioning. The interview came as Mueller investigates whether...
  • Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – The buzz kill long dreaded in the marijuana industry came just days after California opened what is expected to be the world’s largest legal pot market. The Trump administration announced Thursday that it was ending an Obama-era policy to tread lightly on enforcing U.S. marijuana laws....
  • 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...