The former attorney general under President Obama would have written the special counsel regulation differently.
The suspect, Eric Holder, was charged with murder Thursday.
At least six pipe bombs targeting high-profile figures were delivered in the last 48 hours.
The results of Uber's "independent investigation" into harassment claims are coming to light.
The attorney general told federal prosecutors to hit defendants with the harshest possible charges in a total reversal of policy under Obama.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made no secret of his desire to revitalize the U.S. war on drugs, and new reports indicate he intends to begin by reinstituting harsher sentences for low-level offenders.