All posts tagged "Jeff Sessions"

  • Most Voters Disagree With Sessions On Marijuana

    A recent Quinnipiac Poll suggests that a large percentage of American voters aren’t exactly on board with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ newly declared war on legalized marijuana. The recent survey shows that 70 percent of voters are...

    • Posted January 12, 2018
  • Vermont House Defies Sessions, Votes To Legalize Marijuana

    The Vermont House voted Thursday night to legalize recreational possession of marijuana only hours following an announcement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordering the Justice Department to rescind an Obama-era policy on legal weed. Lawmakers approved the...

    • Posted January 7, 2018
  • More than 60 Percent Of Americans Favor Legal Pot

    A little more than 6 out of 10 Americans believe marijuana should be legalized, according to a new Pew Research poll. In total, 61 percent of those surveyed said they believe marijuana should be legal to purchase...

    • Posted January 6, 2018
  • Is Scott Pruitt Gunning For Sessions’s Job?

    According to a Politico report, current EPA Administrator and former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt could be looking to move up the ranks in the administration…at the expense of Jeff Sessions. From Politico: With rumors swirling that...

    • Posted January 5, 2018
  • U.S. Attorney In Colorado: ‘No Change’ To Pot Policy

    It didn’t take long for one of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s subordinates in the Justice Department to comment on the decision to roll back previous guidance regarding prosecution of marijuana cases. The Associated Press reports that he...

    • Posted January 5, 2018
  • Civil Rights Groups Want DOJ Police Reform Info Made Public

    Three different civil rights groups have submitted Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the Justice Department looking for information about the agency’s work to reform police agencies, and why the organization has abandoned that effort under Attorney...

    • Posted January 4, 2018
  • Sessions Cracks Down On Legal Marijuana, Sen. Cory Gardner Responds

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday that he is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had been largely responsible for the rise of legalized marijuana, which has since gone on to prosper in various states throughout the country....

    • Posted January 4, 2018
  • Sen. Chris Coons
    Sen. Chris Coons Asks For Hearing On Trump Interference With U.S. Attorneys

    Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) is pushing for the Senate Judiciary Committee to have a hearing to determine whether or not the president has interfered with Department of Justice operations — specifically the U.S. attorneys’ offices — by...

    • Posted November 28, 2017
  • Clinton Fears America Is Moving Toward Authoritarianism

    Responding to Donald trump’s threats to prosecute her over the Uranium One deal, Hillary Clinton says the president’s baseless persecution of her signals that the United States is moving into authoritarianism. Speaking to Mother Jones, Clinton elaborated....

    • Posted November 16, 2017
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    Despite Denials, Trump And Sessions Knew Of Campaign Russian Ties

    Soon after Donald Trump took office earlier this year, he denied that he was aware of any contacts by his campaign with representatives of the Russian government. Jeff Sessions made similar denials on multiple occasions when he...

    • Posted November 3, 2017