Jeff Sessions

Center City Protest
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
November 08, 2018 - 10:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Philadelphia's Thomas Paine Plaza was packed with hundreds of anti-Trump protesters Thursday night, who were concerned over the future of the Robert Mueller Russia investigation now that Jeff Sessions is no longer Attorney General. "Having the president fire Jeff...
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Chris Christie pauses during a Town Hall meeting at Gilchrist Metal Company during his 2016 presidential campaign.
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November 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Jeremy Diamond and Sarah Westwood, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump is considering former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to replace fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, sources familiar with the matter said. Trump fired Sessions on Wednesday without...
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In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa.
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File
November 08, 2018 - 7:39 am
By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump, who inserted in his place a Republican Party loyalist with authority to oversee the...
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Matthew Whitaker
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November 07, 2018 - 6:07 pm
( CBS News ) — President Trump announced Wednesday that Jeff Sessions had resigned as attorney general and will be replaced by Matthew Whitaker, who had been Sessions' chief of staff at the Justice Department. Whitaker will also replace Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in overseeing special...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
November 07, 2018 - 5:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the moment Jeff Sessions was resigning , a federal appeals court was hearing arguments in the City of Philadelphia's case against him, over its sanctuary city policies. The arguments revolved around the limit of the attorney general's powers, rather than...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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November 07, 2018 - 2:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions told the president in a...
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October 28, 2018 - 10:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sensing that Jeff Sessions' days at the Justice Department may be numbered, some of his supporters want the White House to allow for a graceful exit for an attorney general they believe has dutifully carried out the administration's agenda even while enduring the president's fury...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice Opioid Research Summit in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 25.
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September 25, 2018 - 8:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A meeting between top state law enforcement officials and Attorney General Jeff Sessions about how the government can safeguard the privacy of social media users ended Tuesday without a decision on whether to investigate. The gathering at the Justice Department was scheduled to...
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 In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference regarding the country's opioid epidemic in Cleveland.
AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File
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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