Jeff Sessions

 In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference regarding the country's opioid epidemic in Cleveland.
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September 09, 2018 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vigorously pushed President Donald Trump's agenda at the Justice Department, and before that, spent 20 years championing conservative causes in the Senate. Yet as Sessions enters what may be the final stretch of his tenure, those efforts are at...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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September 03, 2018 - 5:31 pm
UPDATED: Sept. 4, 9:45 a.m. By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing his disregard for the Justice Department's independence, President Donald Trump tweeted that federal indictments against two Republican congressmen placed the GOP in midterm election jeopardy. Trump again...
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In this Aug. 16, 2018, file photo White House counsel Donald McGahn, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.
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August 30, 2018 - 10:53 am
By Ken Thomas and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after announcing the departure of his White House counsel, President Donald Trump teased Thursday that he has settled on a successor, tweeting that he's "very excited" about his choice, whose name he kept secret. Trump...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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August 30, 2018 - 10:10 am
By Phil Mattingly, Kevin Liptak and Lauren Fox, CNN (CNN) -- Members of Congress have continued to strongly advise, in public and private, this week that President Donald Trump shouldn't fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions especially ahead of the midterm elections because of the political fallout...
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President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on the "Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Washington.
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August 23, 2018 - 1:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions punched back hard at President Donald Trump's latest sneering criticism Thursday as their long-running rift exploded into a public smackdown. Trump, concerned by the legal downfall of two former advisers, accused Sessions of failing to take control...
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Supporters and members of Bikers for Trump wave and cheer, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in the ballroom of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J, during a meeting with President Donald Trump.
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August 12, 2018 - 11:09 am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — As rain dumped on his golf club, President Donald Trump raged on Saturday, lashing out at his Justice Department on Twitter before welcoming members of a "Bikers for Trump" fan group to the manicured grounds. Dozens and dozens of gleaming Harleys, Hondas and other...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Calvin Mattheis-USA TODAY Sports
August 10, 2018 - 6:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday halted a deportation in progress and threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter weren't returned to the U.S. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of Washington learned in court that the two plaintiffs in a...
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In this Oct. 23, 2015, file photo, Jay Sekulow speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va.
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August 09, 2018 - 7:32 am
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump said they have responded to the latest interview proposal from special counsel Robert Mueller, part of a months-long negotiation process over whether and how investigators can question the president on possible...
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President Donald Trump points up to heaven as he speaks during a meeting with inner city pastors in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.
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August 01, 2018 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump bluntly declared on Wednesday his attorney general should terminate "right now" the federal probe into the campaign that took him to the White House, a newly fervent attack on the special counsel investigation that could imperil his presidency. Trump also...
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In this June 25, 2018 file photo, Christian, from Honduras, recounts his separation from his child at the border during a news conference at the Annunciation House,in El Paso, Texas.
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July 09, 2018 - 7:47 am
By Elliott Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases. The ACLU said late Sunday...
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