Tag Archives: Jeff Sessions

DOJ Demands Web Hosting Company Turn Over IP Addresses Of Everybody Who Visited Anti-Trump Site

The Washington Post reports: A Los Angeles-based tech company is resisting a federal demand for more than 1.3 million IP addresses to identify visitors to a website set up to coordinate protests on Inauguration Day — a request whose breadth the company says violates the Constitution. “What we have is a sweeping request for every single file we have” in ...

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Jeff Sessions Defends Trump On Charlottesville [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions says “too much has been read into” President Donald Trump’s statement Saturday amid violence at a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, related to the removal of a Confederate monument. Sessions told NBC’s “Today” that Trump had “explicitly condemned” violence and that “he totally opposes” the values espoused by white supremacy organizations. Trump referenced ...

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Sessions Opens Federal Probe Into Charlottesville

NBC News reports: The Department of Justice said late Saturday it has opened a civil-rights investigation into a deadly car-ramming incident that witnesses said targeted counter-protesters at a white nationalist and alt-right rally in Virginia. “The violence and deaths in Charlottesville strike at the heart of American law and justice,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said. “When such actions arise from ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Leads US Senate Poll

This isn’t surprising considering that Alabamians happily reelected Moore to the state Supreme Court after the first time he got booted from the bench: Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore leads the crowded Republican primary field in the state’s Senate race, according to a new poll. Moore has 30 percent support in the JMC Analytics and Polling survey. ...

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AG Jeff Sessions Vows To Prosecute Leakers [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein held a news conference about ongoing leak investigations Friday, a day after the Washington Post first published leaked transcripts of President Trump’s January phone calls with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Sessions began his press conference mentioning the leaked phone calls, ...

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Senate Blocks Trump From Recess Appointments

The New York Daily News reports: The Senate unanimously agreed to block President Trump from making appointments during their August break amid concerns that he’ll replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the recess. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who Trump blasted on Twitter after she voted against the party on health care last month, locked in nine “pro forma” sessions over ...

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Sessions Targets Affirmative Action At Universities

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department’s civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants, according to a document obtained by The New York Times. The document, an internal announcement to the civil rights division, seeks current lawyers interested ...

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Trump’s Cabinet Attends Weekly Bible Study

Pat Robertson’s CBN News reports: A spiritual awakening is underway at the White House. Some of the most powerful people in America have been gathering weekly to learn more about God’s Word, and this Trump Cabinet Bible study is making history. They’ve been called the most evangelical Cabinet in history – men and women who don’t mince words when it ...

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Sessions Vows To Jail White House Leakers [VIDEO]

Bloomberg reports: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed to ramp up criminal investigations into leaks of sensitive information, his first comments on the issue since a series of tweets from President Donald Trump taunting him for being too weak. “Some people need to go to jail,” Sessions said Thursday in an interview with Tucker Carlson of Fox News. “If we ...

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Sessions: I’ll Serve As Long As Trump Wants Me

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions tells The Associated Press he’ll continue to serve as long as President Donald Trump wants him to. Sessions told AP Thursday in El Salvador that Trump has every right to find another attorney general. He says: “I serve at the pleasure of the president. I’ve understood that from the day I took ...

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BREAKING: Justice Department Files Brief Arguing That LGBT Workers Are Not Protected By The Civil Rights Act

Dominic Holden reports at Buzzfeed: The US Justice Department on Wednesday argued in a major federal lawsuit that a 1964 civil rights law doesn’t protect gay workers from discrimination, thereby diverging from a separate, autonomous federal agency that had supported the gay plaintiff’s case. The Trump administration’s filing is unusual in part because the Justice Department isn’t a party in ...

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Trump Again Launches Attack On Jeff Sessions

AOL News reports: President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are no longer on speaking terms, according to a new POLITICO report. Trump has reportedly told advisers he has no desire to speak to Sessions after he began taking aim at him last week, revealing he “would have picked somebody else” as attorney general had he known Sessions was going ...

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STRAWBERRIES: Ann Coulter Compares Trump To Humphrey Bogart’s Crazy Captain In The Caine Mutiny

The Hill reports: Conservative author Ann Coulter said that President Trump needs to “be a man” and decide whether or not to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in an email sent to the Washington Post. “Be a man- if you don’t want Sessions, then fire him. You’re the PRESIDENT,” Coulter said in the email, according to the Washington Post’s Robert ...

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Trump Brags: Sessions Only Endorsed Me In The First Place Because I Drew “Massive Numbers” In Alabama

Via Mediaite: “When they say he endorsed me, I went to Alabama,” Trump told the Wall Street Journal. “I had 40,000 people. He was a senator from Alabama. I won the state by a lot, massive numbers. A lot of the states I won by massive numbers. But he was a senator, he looks at 40,000 people and he probably says, ...

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Lindsey Graham Defends Sessions: Trump’s Tweeted Attacks Threaten To Undermine The Rule Of Law

Politico reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday offered a staunch defense of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and suggested President Donald Trump’s latest comments on Twitter threatened to undermine the rule of law. The South Carolina Republican said it was “highly inappropriate” for Trump to tweet Tuesday that Sessions should prosecute Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server ...

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Scaramucci To Hewitt: Trump Wants Jeff Sessions Gone

From the right wing site Hot Air: Give the new comms director at the White House this much credit — he’s certainly bringing clarity to Donald Trump’s thoughts and plans. Hugh Hewitt interviewed Anthony Scaramucci from the White House this morning as part of an exclusive Salem Radio Network event, and asked whether Trump wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions gone. ...

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Trump Launches Yet Another Attack On Jeff Sessions

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter early Tuesday as having a “very weak position” when it comes to investigating Hillary Clinton and intelligence leakers. His tweetstorm began with claims that Ukraine had tried to “sabotage” his campaign in favor of his Democratic rival. He appeared to allude to a Politico report in January ...

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White House Floats Ted Cruz For Attorney General

Ted Cruz is widely hated by his own chamber, so approval seems rather iffy. From the Washington Post: Among the names being floated as possible Sessions replacements are Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and former New York City mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, according to people familiar with the conversations. Giuliani dismissed a report floating his name as a possible attorney general ...

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White House Continues Attack On Jeff Sessions: The President Is “Very Disappointed” By His Russia Recusal

They REALLY want him to quit. The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that President Trump is “very disappointed” by Attorney General Jeff Sessions decision to recuse himself from investigations pertaining to Russia. “I think the president has been extremely clear about his position, I know I’ve answered this question a number of times over the ...

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Trump Smirks When Asked If Sessions Should Resign

The morning as Trump posed with a group of White House interns, a press pool reporter shouted, “Mr. President, should Jeff Sessions resign?” Trump responded by rolling his eyes and smirking, much to the amusement of the gathered interns. When the reporter followed up with a question about health care, Trump chastised her for interrupting the photo op, saying “be ...

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