AG Sessions Issues Directive Undercutting LGBT ProtectionsUnder the new policy, a claim of a violation of religious freedom would be enough to override concerns for the civil rights of LGBT people and anti-discrimination protections for women and others.
Trump Justice Department Ends Transgender Workplace ProtectionsFederal civil rights law does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a memo released Thursday.
AG Sessions' Anti-Marijuana Views Not Advanced By Crime Task ForceThe task force Attorney General Jeff Sessions assembled to find the best legal strategy against the marijuana industry is giving him no ammunition.
Trump Asks About Firing Sessions, Calls His Position 'Weak'President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, officials say, and launched a fresh Twitter tirade Tuesday against the man who was the first U.S. senator to endorse his candidacy.
Russia Ambassador Kislyak Says He And Jeff Sessions Discussed 2016 CampaignThe Washington Post reports that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. has said he discussed election-related issues with Sen. Jeff Sessions when the two men met during the 2016 presidential race.
Sessions Denies Stonewalling On Comey Questions, Colluding With RussiansThe nation's top law enforcement officer insisted Tuesday that he was "not stonewalling" by declining to answer some questions involving "confidential communications" with President Trump, and any suggestion he colluded with Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election was "an appalling and detestable lie."
Federal Government Outlines Plan To Punish Sanctuary CitiesThe federal government on Monday spelled out its plan to punish sanctuary cities.
Attorney General Sessions Vows New Get-Tough Approach At U.S.-Mexico BorderAttorney General Jeff Sessions toured the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and unveiled what he described as a new get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions under President Donald Trump.
Attorney General, Homeland Security Chief Scold Calif. Chief Justice Over Position On ICE ArrestsIn a letter to the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has fired back at her criticism of federal immigration agents for making arrests inside California courthouses.
Attorney General Sessions Calls For End Of Sanctuary CitiesAttorney General Jeff Sessions says he is "urging states and local jurisdictions to comply with these federal laws."
Congressman Swalwell Launches Webpage Outlining Trump's Ties To RussiaEast Bay Representative Eric Swalwell launched a new webpage Wednesday for the sole purpose of highlighting the ties between the Russian government and the Trump administration.
AG Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia InvestigationAttorney General Jeff Sessions will recuse himself from investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.