As the country’s chief law enforcement officer, Barr will oversee the remaining work in Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign and decide how much Congress and the public know about its conclusion.
At week’s end, Matthew Whitaker’s future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man.
After the midterm elections, President Donald Trump named Republicans who distanced themselves from him and lost, told one journalist to sit down, called another one rude and called another one a racist. Oh, and he fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions. On My Take, Clinton Yates discusses how Trump’s behavior is not exactly commander-in-chief.
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.
In a tweet Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned.
Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court has put a spotlight on the dozens of federal cases pitting the Trump administration against Democratic-leaning states, on issues including auto emission standards, immigration and a free-flowing internet.
A day after Trump the president in an interview that Sessions “never took control of the Justice Department,” Sessions declared that he and his department “will not be improperly influenced by political considerations.”
Taking to Twitter to complain about the ongoing Russia investigation, President Trump said Sessions “should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further.”
Prosecutors may seek the death penalty for hate crimes against the Ohio man charged with driving a car into a crowd at last summer’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.
The Justice Department Thursday announced it was “rescinding” Obama-era guidance over how federal authorities should go after marijuana-related crimes, touting the latest move as “a return to the rule of law.”
In an effort to fight violent crime, additional federal prosecutors will be deployed in high crime areas, including those in Maryland.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being sued by a 12-year-old Colorado girl suffering from epilepsy who aims to legalize medical marijuana nationwide.
While James Alex Fields Jr. is held without bond, charged with murder in the fatal car attack at Saturday’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, local and federal prosecutors say additional charges could be coming.
One of the Justice Department’s highest officials has notified the White House that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign from his post, a U.S. official told ABC News.
The failure to flag any such concerns to Comey before terminating him is part of what makes the former FBI director feel so blindsided. It’s also part of the story he’s planning to tell lawmakers next week.
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