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#Jeff Sessions

# jeff-sessions - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Trump-backed football coach beats ex-Attorney General for Alabama Senate nomination
# Sessions Out
# Sessions Out

Trump-backed football coach beats ex-Attorney General for Alabama Senate nomination

Jul 15th 2020, 8:33 AM 17,550 Views 27 Comments

Jeff Sessions had resigned as Trump’s attorney general in 2017.

# jeff-sessions - Friday 15 February, 2019

Jeff Sessions said FBI better off hiring Irishmen who are 'drunks but could be trusted', new book claims
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Jeff Sessions said FBI better off hiring Irishmen who are 'drunks but could be trusted', new book claims

Feb 15th 2019, 4:02 PM 41,108 Views 52 Comments

Former FBI director Andrew McCabe has been scathing of the US President and Jeff Sessions in a new book.

# jeff-sessions - Monday 19 November, 2018

Three senators sue Trump over acting Attorney General
# Matthew Whitaker
# Matthew Whitaker

Three senators sue Trump over acting Attorney General

Nov 19th 2018, 10:30 PM 16,607 Views 8 Comments

Many critics believe Matthew Whitaker was chosen to protect Donald Trump from the Russia collusion probe.

# jeff-sessions - Friday 9 November, 2018

'Trump is not above the law': Protesters across US call for Russia probe to be protected
# Jeff Sessions
# Jeff Sessions

'Trump is not above the law': Protesters across US call for Russia probe to be protected

Nov 9th 2018, 9:24 AM 13,927 Views 77 Comments

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been replaced by a Trump loyalist who has criticised the investigation.

# jeff-sessions - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'Trump has crossed a red line': Fears Jeff Sessions' replacement will try to derail Russia probe
# Protests
# Protests

'Trump has crossed a red line': Fears Jeff Sessions' replacement will try to derail Russia probe

Nov 8th 2018, 7:26 AM 20,064 Views 71 Comments

Matthew Whitaker, a Trump loyalist, has been named as acting Attorney General.

# jeff-sessions - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

US attorney general Jeff Sessions is resigning at Trump's request
# White House
# White House

US attorney general Jeff Sessions is resigning at Trump's request

Updated Nov 7th 2018, 8:15 PM 46,733 Views 57 Comments

Donald Trump announced that Sessions’ chief of staff Matthew G Whitaker will be the Acting Attorney General.

# jeff-sessions - Monday 10 September, 2018

'I'll write the real book': Donald Trump slams new book on his presidency ahead of its release
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

'I'll write the real book': Donald Trump slams new book on his presidency ahead of its release

Sep 10th 2018, 9:20 PM 15,921 Views 55 Comments

Fear: Trump in the White House hits US bookshops on Tuesday after a week-long buildup.

# jeff-sessions - Friday 7 September, 2018

'What they've done is treason': Donald Trump orders investigation into New York Times piece
# Fire And Fury
# Fire And Fury

'What they've done is treason': Donald Trump orders investigation into New York Times piece

Sep 7th 2018, 6:23 PM 26,806 Views 84 Comments

The US President has ordered Attorney General Jeff Sessions to root out the author of the piece.

# jeff-sessions - Friday 24 August, 2018

Trump mocks US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in another burst of tweets
# Hitting Back
# Hitting Back

Trump mocks US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in another burst of tweets

Aug 24th 2018, 1:51 PM 25,502 Views 71 Comments

He called on him to probe a litany of recurring complaints against those investigating his administration and Democrats.

# jeff-sessions - Friday 10 August, 2018

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court
# Contemptible
# Contemptible

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court

Aug 10th 2018, 7:31 AM 36,645 Views 39 Comments

The Washington deportation hearing heard that a woman and her daughter had been deported just hours before their case was due to be heard.

# jeff-sessions - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Reports that Trump could be questioned soon over alleged Russian election meddling
# Russia Probe
# Russia Probe

Reports that Trump could be questioned soon over alleged Russian election meddling

Jan 24th 2018, 7:08 AM 8,654 Views 47 Comments

Reports have indicated that Trump could be questioned in the “coming weeks”.

# jeff-sessions - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment
# Alabama
# Alabama

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Nov 14th 2017, 10:35 PM 13,044 Views 29 Comments

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

# jeff-sessions - Friday 4 August, 2017

'We will find you': White House vows crackdown on 'staggering number of leaks'
# Jeff Sessions
# Jeff Sessions

'We will find you': White House vows crackdown on 'staggering number of leaks'

Aug 4th 2017, 5:47 PM 13,222 Views 58 Comments

Concern has been expressed after phone calls between President Trump and two world leaders were leaked this week.

# jeff-sessions - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US
# Not Messing Around
# Not Messing Around

'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US

Jun 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 55,394 Views 0 Comments

Under Donald Trump’s presidency, US customs officials are directly targeting undocumented immigrants like Donegal man John Cunningham who seems set to be deported.

# jeff-sessions - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Detestable and appalling lie': Jeff Sessions testifies on Russian links to US election
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

'Detestable and appalling lie': Jeff Sessions testifies on Russian links to US election

Jun 13th 2017, 10:45 PM 28,844 Views 51 Comments

The US Attorney General contradicted some claims made by former FBI director James Comey last week.

# jeff-sessions - Sunday 11 June, 2017

US attorney general Jeff Sessions the next to face grilling over Russian interactions
# Jeff Sessions
# Jeff Sessions

US attorney general Jeff Sessions the next to face grilling over Russian interactions

Jun 11th 2017, 5:05 PM 9,464 Views 17 Comments

Concerns have been raised about whether Sessions helped otherwise subvert the ongoing Russia-related investigations.

# jeff-sessions - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Assange asks Sweden to drop arrest warrant so that he can fly to Ecuador
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Assange asks Sweden to drop arrest warrant so that he can fly to Ecuador

May 3rd 2017, 3:45 PM 7,523 Views 32 Comments

Assange has so far lost eight bids to cancel the arrest warrant over rape allegations against him.

# jeff-sessions - Friday 21 April, 2017

Arrest of Julian Assange a 'priority' in US clampdown on all leaks
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Arrest of Julian Assange a 'priority' in US clampdown on all leaks

Apr 21st 2017, 7:55 AM 13,334 Views 37 Comments

“Whenever a case can be made, we will seek to put some people in jail,” US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said.

# jeff-sessions - Monday 6 March, 2017

The Russian government has been trolling Sarah Jessica Parker about its ambassador
# Russia/Trump
# Russia/Trump

The Russian government has been trolling Sarah Jessica Parker about its ambassador

Mar 6th 2017, 8:21 AM 18,557 Views 13 Comments

The actress posted a meme about the Russia/Trump inquiry and they weren’t too impressed.

Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones
# White House
# White House

Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones

Mar 6th 2017, 7:27 AM 34,010 Views 108 Comments

Trump’s comments appear to be based on unverified claims made by the right-wing Breitbart News outlet.

# jeff-sessions - Sunday 5 March, 2017

The Russian government is trolling Sarah Jessica Parker, and 2017 keeps getting weirder
# I Couldn't Help But Wonder
From The Daily Edge
# I Couldn't Help But Wonder

The Russian government is trolling Sarah Jessica Parker, and 2017 keeps getting weirder

Mar 5th 2017, 4:50 PM 6,125 Views 0 Comments

The actress posted a meme about the Russia/Trump inquiry and they weren’t too impressed.

'Witch hunt': How Russian media is covering the latest Trump controversy
# Jeff Sessions
# Jeff Sessions

'Witch hunt': How Russian media is covering the latest Trump controversy

Mar 5th 2017, 7:10 AM 16,103 Views 49 Comments

The US Attorney General has come under fire after it emerged he met the Russian ambassador to the US during Trump’s election campaign.

# jeff-sessions - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'No need to step down'? US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stood down from the Russia/Trump inquiry
# Well Recuuuuuse Me
# Well Recuuuuuse Me

'No need to step down'? US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stood down from the Russia/Trump inquiry

Mar 2nd 2017, 9:23 PM 43,853 Views 163 Comments

Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the Senate, had earlier called for Jeff Sessions to resign, something the Attorney General has stopped short of doing.

# jeff-sessions - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General
# Controversial Pick
# Controversial Pick

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General

Feb 9th 2017, 3:23 PM 14,584 Views 60 Comments

Sessions, a former attorney general of Alabama, was finally confirmed by the US Senate last night.

# jeff-sessions - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Jeff Sessions says he'd be a fair Attorney General and defy Trump if necessary
# Protests
# Protests

Jeff Sessions says he'd be a fair Attorney General and defy Trump if necessary

Jan 10th 2017, 4:59 PM 10,294 Views 69 Comments

Civil rights advocates have rallied against his nomination, with protesters attending today’s Senate hearing.

# jeff-sessions - Friday 18 November, 2016

Man who was denied a judge's seat after racism allegations set to be Trump's attorney general
# Jeff Sessions
# Jeff Sessions

Man who was denied a judge's seat after racism allegations set to be Trump's attorney general

Nov 18th 2016, 2:10 PM 23,924 Views 98 Comments

Trump has tapped Mike Pompeo to be head of the CIA and former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn as national security adviser.