Jeff Sessions Headlines

  • Leaked Memo Reveals Trump Administration's "Immoral" Plan to "Traumatize" Migrant Children

    "It appears that they wanted to have it both ways—to separate children from their parents but deny them the full protections generally awarded to unaccompanied children."

    Common Dreams
  • Acting AG Whitaker's wife defends him in lengthy email to journalist

    Marci Whitaker, the wife of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, defended her husband as a "really good" person in a lengthy email she sent to Slate journalist Mark Joseph Stern.Marci Whitaker penned the email

  • Democrats consider supporting Trump's AG nominee

    Two years ago, then-Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama faced a rough interview for his dream job as President Donald Trump's attorney general. The confirmation hearing before a Senate panel was interrupted several times. Code Pink protesters and a few people in white hooded costumes holding "KKK #1" fingers showed up and were thrown out. Perhaps most striking of all, Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey testified against Sessions -- an unprecedented rebuke in the close and collegial...

  • Speculation swirls over candidates to succeed Rosenstein

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s planned departure after William Barr is confirmed as the next attorney general has sparked a guessing game in Washington about who will succeed him.

  • Feinstein grappling with vote on AG nominee Barr

    Top Democrat says her decision depends on whether Mueller’s report will become public.

  • Who in their right mind would replace Jeff Sessions? Enter William Barr

    Barr, who previously held the attorney general position under George HW Bush, seems more than willing to lend his legal reputation to Trumpian causes Donald Trump treated his last attorney general like he was a dimwit defense lawyer who couldn’t understand his basic duties. That was a bit rich – a phrase that should perhaps get carved on to Trump’s tombstone – but it was at least consistent. Trump simply couldn’t understand Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, the former senator from Alabama and...

    the Guardian