• Supreme Court rejects challenge to Matt Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general

    The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to the appointment of Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general. President Donald Trump appointed him on Nov. 7, shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he was stepping down at the president’s request. Whitaker had been serving as chief of staff to Sessions. Opponents of his appointment said he was not […]

  • Trump claims he hasn’t spoken with Whitaker about Mueller probe

    President Donald Trump said Friday that he didn’t know Matt Whitaker — the man he tapped to replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general on an acting basis — and claimed he hadn’t discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe with him. “I didn’t speak to Matt Whitaker” about the federal probe into Russian election interference, […]

  • Trump ousts Attorney General Jeff Sessions

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned Wednesday at President Donald Trump’s request. The announcement — made by Trump on Twitter — came the day after the midterm elections. We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney […]

  • Trump attacks Jeff Sessions: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’

    President Donald Trump launched an aggressive new attack against Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, going so far as to suggest that his attorney general’s job performance has been so disappointing, it borders on the nonexistent. “I don’t have an attorney general. It’s very sad,” Trump told Hill.TV in an exclusive Oval Office interview that was described as “free-wheeling” […]

  • ACLU sues Jeff Sessions over restricting asylum for victims of domestic, gang violence

    The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Trump administration for restricting migrants fleeing their home countries because of domestic and gang violence from being granted asylum. The ACLU said it had filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday in Washington against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and others over policies instructing asylum officers that “in general” claims based on domestic or […]

  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Met By Protests In Los Angeles

    Demonstrations break-out today across California as the Trump administration continues its zero-tolerance immigration policy at the southern border. In Los Angeles, protesters gathered outside of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, calling for a change to the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy. Inside the hotel, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions spelled out the administration’s stance on what has become […]

  • 600+ United Methodist clergy, members file church complaint against Jeff Sessions, a Methodist

    A group of more than 600 United Methodist clergy and members are bringing church law charges against Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration crackdown — chiefly the policy that has separated thousands of children from their parents along the U.S.-Mexico border. The group accuses Sessions, a fellow United Methodist, of violating Paragraph […]

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