All Articles on Jeff Sessions

A woman from Honduras holds her child News
Federal Lawsuit Naming Top Trump Officials Seeks Damages for 'Horrific' Trauma Imposed on Separated Children and Families
"Some may never recover, but we are fighting to give them a chance."
Read more
DACA protest at Trump Tower in NYC, September 5, 2017. (cc/Harrie van Veen) Views
The Empathetic Trump
Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. — Langston Hughes, Let America be America Again It all started in September 2017. That was when the Trump, acting through his attorney general, Jeff Sessions...
Read more
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D.-Ore.) News
Leaked Memo Reveals Trump Administration's "Immoral" Plan to "Traumatize" Migrant Children
"It appears that they wanted to have it both ways—to separate children from their parents but deny them the full protections generally awarded to unaccompanied children."
Read more
migrant mom and child News
Judge Strikes Down Trump DOJ's "Attempt to Obliterate Asylum Protections" for Victims of Domestic and Gang Violence
"The court saw these policies for what they are: illegal, and incompatible with our values."
Read more
Barr and HW Bush Views
William Barr Is Out of Step on Criminal Justice Reform
Trump's nominee for attorney general would continue Jeff Sessions's hardline approach, his record suggests
Read more
Trump Nominates William Barr, a 'Fanatic Who Believes in Dictatorship of Executive Power,' for Attorney General
"William Barr has attacked the Mueller investigation and supported investigating Trump's political opponents. It's no wonder Trump nominated him to become the next attorney general."
Read more
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker News
Absent Senate's Consent, Maryland Argues Trump Appointment of Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Unlawful
The significant authority of attorney general "calls for the highest levels of integrity and personal judgment, prerequisites safeguarded by the Constitution's command that principal officers be subject to the oversight and check provided by Senate confirmation."
Read more
When Obstruction of Justice Is Glaringly Obvious
"It's a safe bet that acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker—like Robert Bork before him—will be the cat's paw Trump will use to halt or impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe."
Read more
Displaying 'Resiliency of Democracy,' Hundreds of Protests in US Cities Small, Medium, and Large Rebuke Trump
"Go type in #ProtectMueller on Twitter and you will be heartened and inspired by the pictures and videos of protests across the country."
Read more
Pence, Trump, Sessions News
With Final 'Evil' Act, Jeff Sessions 'Reminds Everyone Yet Again Why He's Been Worst Attorney General in Modern History'
"He was a racist when appointed, a racist while serving, and a racist to the very end."
Read more