Tag Archives: Jeff Sessions

CHICAGO: Sessions Blames ACLU For Spike In Murders

CNBC reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions blamed a number of activist groups on Wednesday for a rise in violent crime in Chicago, saying that “if you want more shootings, more death, then listen to the ACLU, Antifa, Black Lives Matter, and groups who do not know the reality of policing.” “If you want public safety, then listen to the police ...

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Trump: I Have No Attorney General, It’s Very Sad

The Hill reports: President Trump in an Oval Office interview with Hill.TV launched one of his most ferocious broadsides to date against Jeff Sessions, suggesting the attorney general was essentially AWOL and performing badly on a variety of issues. “I don’t have an Attorney General. It’s very sad,” Trump told Hill.TV in an extensive and free-wheeling interview Tuesday from the ...

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Trump Calls On DOJ To Investigate Op-Ed Author

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump called today for the Justice Department to investigate the author of an anonymous op-ed in the New York Times that suggested that members of the administration were working against the president. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump called on the DOJ to investigate the matter, citing national security concerns. “I think so, ...

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Trump: I Never Called Sessions “Mentally Retarded”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump denied late Tuesday night that he called Jeff Sessions “mentally retarded” and made fun of his Southern heritage, his latest push back to Bob Woodward’s upcoming book on the Trump White House. Trump and the White House have already issued a litany of criticisms against Woodward’s latest tome, “Fear.” Excerpts indicate the president is depicted ...

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Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump on Sunday mounted another extraordinary attack on his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, blaming him for charges against two congressmen he said jeopardised Republican chances in the forthcoming midterm elections. Last month Duncan Hunter, a California representative, was charged with the misuse of campaign funds while Chris Collins of New York was indicted for insider trading. ...

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Jeanine Pirro Rips Sessions: Have You No Self Esteem, No Self Respect, No Self Regard, No Dignity? [VIDEO]

“What don’t you get? Have you have no self esteem, no self regard, self respect? Where is your dignity? Why would you stay in a job where you’re not wanted? A job you took under false pretenses, knowing you wouldn’t be able to do the whole job? “Can’t you see the damage to this country by this fraudulent investigation that ...

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Trump: Sessions’ Job Is Safe At Least Until Midterms

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump said Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s job is safe at least until the midterm elections in November. “I just would love to have him do a great job,” Trump said Thursday in an Oval Office interview with Bloomberg News. Asked if he’d keep Sessions beyond November, he declined to comment. Trump has repeatedly attacked Sessions in ...

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REPORT: Trump Complains That Sessions Doesn’t Have An Ivy League Degree, Ridicules His Alabama Accent

Politico reports: If Sessions’ recusal was his original sin, Trump has come to resent him for other reasons, griping to aides and lawmakers that the attorney general doesn’t have the Ivy League pedigree the president prefers, that he can’t stand his Southern accent and that Sessions isn’t a capable defender of the president on television — in part because he ...

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Lindsey Graham: If Trump Fires Sessions, Any Nominee Will Have To Promise To Let Mueller Finish [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) said Tuesday that if President Trump replaces Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his new nominee would have to promise the Senate that he would allow special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to complete his investigation. “You have to replace him with somebody who is highly qualified and will commit to the Senate ...

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Falwell: I’ve Personally Begged Trump To Fire Sessions

Politico reports: Jerry Falwell Jr., a top conservative religious leader, said Monday he urged President Donald Trump to fire Jeff Sessions over his handling of investigations into Russian election meddling, saying the attorney general has lost evangelicals’ support. “He really is not on the president’s team, never was,” Falwell, the president of Liberty University, said of Sessions. “He’s wanted to ...

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Glorious Leader Continues Public Attacks On Sessions

The Washington Examiner reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been in plenty of public battles with President Trump, but this week’s tense exchange between the two now have some thinking that Sessions may be on the way out. One Trump ally, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., talked openly about the clock running out on Sessions after more than a year of ...

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Trump To Jeff Sessions: Why Isn’t Hillary In Jail Too?

Axios reports: President Trump responded Friday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ statement pushing back on Trump for belittling him in a Fox News interview. Following Trump and Sessions’ war of words yesterday, the two had an awkward meeting at the White House, during which they didn’t say a word about their confrontation. And while Trump has aversion to in-person confrontation, ...

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Jeff Sessions Finally Hits Back At Trump’s Attacks

Mother Jones reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a rare statement on Thursday responding to President Donald Trump’s continued attacks against him and the Justice Department—the most recent of which came just hours earlier in a newly aired Fox News interview. The president today accused Sessions of never having had taken “control” of the Justice Department. In his statement Thursday, ...

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Trump Blasts Jeff Sessions For Not Firing DOJ Official Bruce Ohr Over “Phony, Dirty, And Discredited Dossier”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday said Justice Department official Bruce Ohr should be fired for his involvement in the Russia investigation. In a tweet calling for Ohr’s firing, Trump also took a swipe at Attorney General Jeff Sessions, suggesting he does not have the resolve to ax Ohr. Sessions has recused himself from the Russia probe. The president’s ...

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REPORT: Trump Wants Jeff Sessions To Arrest Omarosa

Vanity Fair reports: In recent days, Trump has called Manigault Newman “crazed,” a “lowlife,” and a “dog” on Twitter. His campaign filed an arbitration suit against her seeking “millions.” And Trump told advisers that he wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to have Manigault Newman arrested, according to one Republican briefed on the conversations. (It’s unclear what law Trump believes she ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr: Jeff Sessions “Should Rot In Jail”

The Hill reports: Evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. said he thinks Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray “deceived” President Trump into appointing them. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) on Saturday said in response to the evangelical’s tweet that the people who decided not to prosecute those listed by Falwell Jr. were Sessions, Rosenstein ...

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SPLC Savages Jeff Sessions For Praising Hate Group: The ADF Advocates For Literally Imprisoning LGBTs

From the Southern Poverty Law Center: During his campaign, President Trump promised to be “a real friend” to the LGBT community. Yet, yesterday, his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, lauded the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a group that vilifies the LGBT community and promotes discrimination against it in the name of religion. What’s more, Sessions attacked the SPLC for calling the ...

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The Daily Show: Meet Jeff Sessions’ RoboChrist [VIDEO]

The Daily Show this afternoon tweeted out the below skit about the DOJ’s just-launched “religious liberty task force” whose mission is to thwart LGBT rights nationwide under the direction of anti-LGBT hate groups such as the Family Research Council and Alliance Defending Freedom. Watch below as “RoboChrist patrols the streets, making the country safe for the Christian right.” Jeff Sessions’s ...

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Federal Judge Rakes DOJ For Telling ACLU To Reunite Families: It’s 100% The Administration’s Responsibility

CNN reports: A federal judge called the Trump administration’s slowness to track down migrant parents it had separated from their children and then deported “unacceptable,” saying the responsibility is “100%” on the government. The stern admonishment from District Judge Dana Sabraw came a day after the administration argued that immigrant advocacy groups — not the government — should be responsible ...

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DOJ Filing: Have The ACLU Reunite Those Families

The New York Daily News reports: The Trump administration is arguing in court that the American Civil Liberties Union is in a better position to locate deported parents forcibly separated from their children at the southern border after entering the U.S. The Department of Justice claimed in a court filing Thursday that the ACLU, which filed a class-action lawsuit against ...

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