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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns at Trump’s Request
His interim replacement, Matthew Whitaker, once mused that a new attorney general could foil the Mueller probe by defunding it.
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Federal Judge Orders Plane Carrying Deported Mom and Child to Be Turned Around
The judge suggested that Jeff Sessions could be held in contempt of court for the deportation, which he called “unacceptable.”
Opheli Garcia Lawler
Trump Admin Illegally Deporting Women Who Fled Unimaginable Violence, ACLU Says
The ACLU is suing the government on behalf of asylum-seekers who were told they did not have “credible fear” of returning home.
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Jeff Sessions Joyously Joins in With Teens Chanting ‘Lock Her Up’
He paused his speech at a high school leadership summit to join in.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
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Migrant Mom Says Federal Agents Ripped Away Her Baby While She Was Breastfeeding
The woman was detained under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy.
Overnight, Thousands of Domestic-Violence Victims May Have Lost Hope for Asylum
In a “cruel and heartless” decision, Jeff Sessions severely restricted who can be granted asylum in the U.S.
Sessions Issues ‘License to Discriminate’ to Conservative Christians
Like Obama’s immigration actions that Sessions and Trump deplore, today’s “guidance” offers mercy to potential law breakers: just a different kind.
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Please Enjoy These Photos of Politicians Awkwardly Watching the Eclipse
Trump seems to be the only one who dared to risk staring at the sun without eclipse glasses.
Jeff Sessions Under Fire for Delivering Speech to an Anti-LGBTQ Group
He addressed the Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian law firm that advocates against LGBTQ rights.
Jeff Sessions Says He’ll Crack Down on Hate Crimes Against Transgender Women
He was addressing federal prosecutors at a hate-crimes summit in Washington.
Code Pink Protesters Convicted for Disrupting Sessions Hearing
One of the protesters maintains all she did was laugh during the hearing.
The Trump Administration Can’t Agree on Treatment of Transgender Students
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is hesitant to rescind Obama’s guidelines.
Elizabeth Warren on How to Fight Back Now That Sessions Has Been Confirmed
“It [matters] to say loudly to the Republicans in Washington, ‘We’re here. We’re strong. And we will be persistent.’”
Here’s the Powerful Letter Senate Republicans Kept Elizabeth Warren From Reading
During Jeff Sessions’s confirmation hearing.
#LetLizSpeak Proves Elizabeth Warren and Her Supporters Won’t Be Silenced
After Warren was barred from speaking during Jeff Sessions’s confirmation hearing, supporters rallied around her.
Watch This Sexual-Assault Survivor’s Powerful Testimony Against Jeff Sessions
“We must trust the attorney general to respect the humanity of all Americans.”
Kirsten Gillibrand: The Attorney General Should Understand Sexual Assault
“It is not locker-room talk. It is criminal behavior.”
Trump’s Pick for Attorney General Has Some Terrible Views on Sexual Assault
He said Trump’s
tape was not describing sexual assault.