jeff sessions

russia investigation

What you need to know about Trump's pick to replace Rod Rosenstein at the DOJ

Trump’s nominee to become no. 2 at the DOJ has never worked there before.
Greg Walters

Trump's AG pick says "it’s a mistake to back off on marijuana"

President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Justice wants marijuana to stay illegal at the federal level.
Emma Ockerman
russia investigation

DOJ officials said Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from the Mueller probe. He’s not going to.

"Acting Attorney General Whitaker has stated publicly and repeatedly that he is deeply committed to the rule of law."
Emma Ockerman
russia investigation

Here's why Trump's pick for attorney general doesn't think he should be investigated for obstruction of justice

"If embraced by the Department, this theory would have potentially disastrous implications not just for the presidency, but for the executive branch as a whole and for the department in particular."
Greg Walters
Matt Whitaker

Senators are suing to get "unconfirmed lackey" Matt Whitaker’s appointment declared unconstitutional

"The stakes are too high to allow the president to install an unconfirmed lackey ... whose stated purpose, apparently, is undermining a major investigation into the president"
Tess Owen
mueller investigation

We asked every GOP senator if they’ll support Jeff Flake’s bill to protect Mueller

A running tally of where every Republican senator stands on the Mueller investigation.
Rex Santus
Russian probe

Everything we know about Trump's new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker​

He’s a prolific poster on Twitter, enjoys golfing, and perhaps most importantly of all, has been critical of the Russia investigation.
Tess Owen
russia probe

House Democrats already want to go after Trump for firing Sessions

“Given his record of threats to undermine & weaken the Russia investigation, Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from any involvement in Mueller’s investigation."
Emma Ockerman
trump administration

Jeff Sessions is out as attorney general

Trump's attorney general resigns after the president fails to endorse him after the midterm election.
Tess Owen

EXCLUSIVE: ICE arrested over 100 undocumented immigrants without criminal convictions in that big Oakland raid

Of the 233 people arrested between Feb. 25 and 28, 111 had no criminal convictions.
David Noriega
mueller investigation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein lives to die another day

This story has been updated to include a statement from the White House.
Greg Walters
Very disappointed

Trump took time out of his day to stab Jeff Sessions in the back again

"I don't have an attorney general. It's very sad."
Rex Santus