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'Biggest mistake' was appointing Jeff Sessions as Attorney General: Trump

After Trump's stunning election victory, Sessions was rewarded for his loyalty by being nominated as the top US law enforcement official.

24 Jun 2019 9:02 PM

Fears for Russia probe as Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Trump thanked Jeff Sessions 'for his service' and right away named Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.

08 Nov 2018 9:14 AM

US Attorney General mistakenly addresses slain Indian engineer Kuchibhotla as 'Sikh'

A US Navy veteran was last week awarded 3 consecutive life sentences for killing Kuchibhotla and wounding two others in Kansas.

12 Aug 2018 1:37 PM

Unhappy with Trump policies, Indian-American quits job, runs for US Congress

Six months after quitting job, he won Democratic primary and is pitching for tough battle against 5-term Republican incumbent Pete Olson.

07 Aug 2018 8:15 PM

US attorney general touts to criminally prosecute illegal immigrants

Once border crossers are charged with illegal entry and deported they can be charged with a felony carrying significant jail time.

07 Apr 2018 10:09 AM


Former FBI No 2 Andrew McCabe fired; claims he is being targeted

McCabe’s dismissal came two days before his 50th birthday, when he would have been eligible to retire from the FBI with his full pension.

17 Mar 2018 10:27 AM

Jeff Sessions wants tougher marijuana laws, all Republicans don’t

The move illustrates the growing presence of the industry both politically and economically.

05 Jan 2018 6:39 PM

Great love for young immigrants: Trump after ending DACA

The decision has evoked widespread criticism with former President Obama calling it calling it 'wrong,' 'self- defeating' and 'cruel.'

06 Sep 2017 12:30 PM

All you need to know about DACA immigrant program repealed by Trump

Attorney General Sessions said program, DACA, will end in six months to give Congress time to find a legislative solution for immigrants.

06 Sep 2017 12:17 PM

Trump warms to Jeff Sessions after publicly slamming him as weak

The action comes after a spate of scoops many of them unfavorable about the Trump administration.

06 Aug 2017 8:51 AM


Trump's criticism against attorney general Jeff Sessions, may replace him

US presidents normally avoid being seen as influential on ongoing or possible investigations at all costs.

25 Jul 2017 9:12 AM

What happens in Vegas: Nevada puts pot on the menu

Nevada has yet to finalize the exact number of stores that regulators will approve.

04 Jul 2017 1:17 PM

'Will not be shushed': Sen Kamala Harris interrupted by male colleagues again

Last week, Senators Richard Burr and John McCain almost shushed her when she asked questions to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

14 Jun 2017 3:01 PM

At Senate hearing, Jeff Sessions denies discussing US elections with Russian officials

Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed to defend his honour ‘against scurrilous and false allegations’.

14 Jun 2017 9:25 AM

Travel ban is about security, not religion: Jeff Sessions

He was reacting to the ruling by a three- judge bench of the US court of appeals for the Ninth Circuit against the revised travel ban.

14 Jun 2017 2:35 AM


Trump's visa ban not against religion, its about national security: US attorney general

US attorney general Jeff Sessions said the president’s executive order is well within his lawful authority to keep the nation safe.

13 Jun 2017 4:24 PM

Swedish prosecutors drops rape probe, WikiLeaks' Assange claims victory

The 45-year-old Australian's accuser was angered by the decision and Assange declined to say whether he would leave the embassy.

20 May 2017 12:15 PM

Jeff Sessions: Trump's attorney general under fire

Sessions is facing accusations that he lied under oath in his Senate confirmation hearing about his contacts with the Russian ambassador.

03 Mar 2017 2:43 PM

Under fire, Trump's attorney general removes himself from campaign probes

In January, Sessions told a Senate panel that he had no contacts with the Russians during the campaign.

03 Mar 2017 8:16 AM

White House dodging questions of Jeff Sessions' role in FBI probe

A prominent Republican has called for a special prosecutor and said it would be improper for Sessions to lead the investigation.

27 Feb 2017 12:00 PM