WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe, the FBI’s former No. 2 official who was deeply involved in the agency’s investigations of Hillary Clinton and Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election and was repeatedly criticized by President Donald Trump, he said on Friday.
Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an illegal immigrant acquitted in the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle in San Francisco, is accusing the federal government of collusion with state and city authorities and “vindictive prosecution.”
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Monday that the Department of Justice would begin work to better protect schools from attacks like the one that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared war on California’s sanctuary state law and pledged to use “every power” he has to stop the state’s politicians from pursuing what he referred to as its “lawless,” “radical,” and “irrational” “open-border” agenda.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department sued the state of California over so-called “sanctuary” policies that try to protect illegal immigrants against deportation, ramping up a confrontation over whether local police should enforce federal law.
Jeff Sessions released a statement Wednesday afternoon in response to an attack that President Donald Trump directed at the attorney general over his handling of an inquiry into potential surveillance abuse.
The Department of Justice will create a new task force to combat the surging opioid epidemic, focused in particular on the contributions of opioid manufacturers and distributors to the epidemic’s rising death toll, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday.