All posts tagged "Jeff Sessions"

  • 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
  • Trump's tax plan benefits the wealthy.
    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
  • Sen. Al Franken
    Al Franken Says AG Jeff Sessions ‘Failed To Tell The Truth’

    Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) is once again positioning himself as a thorn in the side of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose statements about Russia before Congress keep getting him in trouble. In a fiery letter sent to...

    • Posted November 3, 2017
  • AG Jeff Sessions
    Jeff Sessions is in Big Trouble

    The fact that George Papadopoulos was caught up in Mueller’s Russia investigation was bad news for a lot of people on Monday, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions being perhaps one of the most prominent members of the Trump...

    • Posted October 31, 2017
  • AG Jeff Sessions
    Sessions Won’t Say No To Jailing Journalists

    Journalists reporting on the Trump administration might well be advised to keep a toothbrush handy. Because on Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told lawmakers he could not assure them that he wouldn’t throw reporters in jail. At...

    • Posted October 20, 2017
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    Sessions Squirms During Senate Testimony

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions found himself the target of intense questioning during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) fired the opening salvo, accusing Sessions of being part of the Kremlin’s...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
  • Sessions rolls back transgender protections.
    AG Says Transgender Employees Not Protected in Workplace

    Under the Obama administration, the Department of Justice issued a directive that transgender individuals are protected from workplace discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In a memo distributed to DOJ prosecutors nationwide...

    • Posted October 6, 2017
  • AG Jeff Sessions
    Sessions Says Businesses Get ‘Religious Liberty’

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions amped up his attack on LGBT Americans on Friday by issuing guidance to the Justice Department that business and organizations are entitled to “religious liberty” even if they provide services to the general...

    • Posted October 6, 2017
  • Facebook
    DOJ Wants Protesters’ Facebook Info

    The Jeff Sessions-led Department of Justice is continuing its war against dissenters by trying to force Facebook to hand over information about user accounts who were even marginally connected to a page supporting a protest of President...

    • Posted September 30, 2017
  • Trump Makes Bama Senate Campaign Rally All About Trump

    Sadly, Trump can’t help himself. The president went to Alabama on Friday to campaign for Luther Strange, who was appointed to temporarily serve in the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. And now looks likely to lose...

    • Posted September 23, 2017