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A Trump EPA official has been indicted in a bribery scheme, and Jeff Sessions may be next

The Alabama Ethics Commission announced Tuesday morning that a grand jury had indicted Onis “Trey” Glenn, the EPA official, and Willie Scott Phillips, his former business partner, on a variety of state ethics charges.

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10 cannabis executives predict how AG Jeff Sessions' retirement will affect the marijuana industry

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions tendered his resignation on November 7th, the cannabis industry took notice. As one of the most vocal marijuana opponents in the highest level of U.S. government, his resignation could pave the way for federal legalization.

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Jeff Sessions' Replacement Could Show Marijuana Stocks the Grass Isn't Always Greener on the Other Side -- The Motley Fool

Several sources have included current Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar as a possible replacement for Jeff Sessions. Azar's background includes serving as a clerk for former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, serving as general counsel and deputy secretary of HHS during the G

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Mum on Jeff Sessions’ ouster, Republican lawmakers want Robert Mueller to finish the job

Democrats are worried that Whitaker’s prior critical comments about Mueller’s investigation, including how to curb it, means he will do so at the direction of Trump, who was outspoken in his criticism of Sessions for recusing himself.

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Attorney General Sessions’ resignation follows prediction by Lindsey Graham

In a radio interview on Monday, Nov. 5, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina made a prediction; he believed the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be unavoidable, and that the United States would have a new Attorney General beginning as early as next year.

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NAACP | Attorney General Jeff Sessions is Fired

On November 7, 2018, Jefferson “Jeff” Beauregard Sessions III resigned his position as U.S. Attorney General at the request of President Trump. The NAACP had strongly opposed then-Senator Sessions’ confirmation to this position in early February, 2017.

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Majority say Trump fired Sessions because he wanted loyal attorney general to oversee Mueller probe

The poll, conducted by Hill.TV and the HarrisX polling company, found that 66 percent of respondents said Trump fired Sessions in order to get a loyal attorney general to oversee the probe, while 34 percent said Sessions was fired because he was not an effective attorney general.

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Commentary: We may still miss Jeff Sessions

The firing of Sessions as attorney general on the day after the election made me realize how much Sessions has been integral to upholding the rule of law in the first two years of the Trump presidency. The core of the rule of law is that no one, not even the president, is above the law, and it is Se

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-11-14 12:00:00

Jeff Sessions Has Resigned — Here are Some Major Ways He Helped Conservatives as AG

Taking a strong stance against illegal immigration and sanctuary jurisdictions.During his time at the Justice Department, Sessions fiercely denounced sanctuary policies which, he said, endangered American communities. He put his money where his mouth was when heeffectively cut fundingfor jurisdictio

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Calling BS: Jeff Sessions' resignation | The NC Triad's altweekly

Close on the heels of Election Day, the most predictable thing ever finally transpired: Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned under pressure, ripping away a layer of insulation from the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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The 3 Next Catalysts for Marijuana Stocks After Jeff Sessions' Resignation

Jeff Sessions, under extreme pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump, resigned within hours of the Nov. 7 elections. And cannabis stocks rocketed higher.

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Democrats disliked Sessions but are displeased with his firing, poll finds

WASHINGTON –Though Democrats are ideologically opposed to the political views held by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, most are displeased President Donald Trump abruptly fired Sessions last week, according to apollreleased Tuesday.

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Mac Donald: 'Nobody More Essential' to Trump Agenda than Jeff Sessions

I think Sessions was the most important member of Trump’s cabinet. There was nobody more essential to carrying out the promises that Trump made to voters than Jeff Sessions. The main reason was elected, I think, is that people were simply fed up with the decimation of the immigration rule of law and

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Weekly News Quiz for Students: Midterm Results, Fires, Jeff Sessions

2 of 10Ruth Fremson/The New York TimesElection Day is over, but as the week drew to a close there were still races whose outcomes were too close to call. That included a Senate contest in Florida, the closely watched , and House races in California, New York, Utah and elsewhere.governor’s race in Ge

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Feinstein Asks Judiciary Committee To Hold Hearings With Sessions, Whitaker

In letters to Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) Feinstein, who serves as the ranking members on the committee, said it was “critically important” that the committee know why Sessions departed the administration and suggested that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should maintai

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JUST IN: Feinstein Wants To Force Sessions To Testify

Washington—Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today called on Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to quickly call committee hearings with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions.In that letter, Feinstein wrote: “The circumstan

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Jeff Sessions is out. What does that mean for marijuana policy?

WASHINGTON (CIRCA) - Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't veer from vocalizing his staunch opposition to marijuana -- both medical and recreational -- throughout his decades-long career as a public servant. His departure from the country's top law enforcement position on Wednesday spurred a

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It was a nostalgic end for Saturday Night Live’s Jeff Sessions

This week,Saturday Night Liveused its cold open to say goodbye to one of itsbest caricatures: Kate McKinnon’s elf-like Jeff Sessions. It’s the end of an impersonation that no doubt bothered President Donald Trump, who reportedly does not like his appointees being played by women because it makes the

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Christine Flowers: Jeff Sessions deserved better

An immigration attorney coming to the defense of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, who lost his job as U.S. attorney general on Wednesday, is akin to a Christian coming to the defense of the lions of ancient Rome: It's surprising and just plain weird.

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Erwin Chemerinsky: Country might miss Jeff Sessions

The firing of Sessions as attorney general on the day after the election made me realize how much Sessions has been integral to upholding the rule of law in the first two years of the Trump presidency. The core of the rule of law is that no one, not even the president, is above the law, and it is Se

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