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Jeff Sessions, mocked then fired by President Trump, returns to Justice for applause and a chair

WASHINGTON – It was a show of political civility increasingly rare in the hypercontentious capital. The Justice Department paused on Thursday to applaud former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who returned to plaudits four months after he was abruptly ousted by President Donald Trump, who disparaged


Justice Department officials gather to honor Jeff Sessions

Washington (CNN) — Jeff Sessions returned to the Justice Department Thursday as top current and former officials across the agency gathered to honor former attorney general and present him with a ceremonial Cabinet chair gifted from employees.


Sen. Doug Jones Could Be Challenged By Jeff Sessions

Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) knows what's going up on billboards in Alabama if Jeff Sessions ever challenges his seat. Watch The Late Show with Stephen Colbert weeknights at 11:35 p.m.


Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Mueller probe

Attorney General William Barr will not be recusing himself from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russia probe, citing advisement from "senior career ethics officials," according to the Department of Justice. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is expected to be leaving his post in th


After Outcry, Jeff Sessions’s Former Spokeswoman Drops Editing Role at CNN

Sarah Isgur Flores, a Republican political operative whose hiring by CNN last month set off an uproar among liberals and several Democratic presidential campaigns, will no longer take on a management role at the network, CNN said on Friday.


Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker leaves Justice Department

Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has left the Justice Department, a spokesperson confirmed on Monday. According to Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec, Whitaker's last day was on Saturday. It is not clear what his next career move will be.


Trump mocks Sessions, mimics Southern accent during CPAC speech

President Trump on Saturday mocked his former Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his decision to recuse himself in the federal Russia probe while doing an impression of the former Alabama senator's Southern accent.


Trump slams Mueller probe, mocks Sessions and Comey

OXON HILL, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump criticized U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday ahead of his report on alleged Russia collusion by the Trump campaign in 2016 and said his political opponents were “trying to take me out with bullshit.” Trump launched into a tirade about t


Andrew McCabe Says Jeff Sessions's 'Racist Comments,' Immigration Obsession Made Intel Briefings 'A Challenge'

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe put Jeff Sessions on blast during an interview on Tuesday, saying that the former attorney general’s obsession with immigration and race made it “a challenge” to present him with intelligence information.


Trump: 'Sessions didn't have a clue!'

President Trump took a swipe at his former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday, adding to a long history of barbs aimed at the nation’s former top cop. “Sessions didn’t have a clue!” Trump tweeted in response to an article claiming that former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe was investigating


Kellyanne's husband says at Georgetown if the Justice Department followed Trump's whims the U.S. would turn into a 'banana republic' – then Trump blasts Sessions AGAIN

George Conway, the husband of Kellyanne Conway, has taken his fierce attacks on President Trump to academia, saying the presidents slams on the Justice Department would turn the nation into a 'banana republic.'


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out CNN Over Hiring Ex-Jeff Sessions Spokeswoman

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out CNN on Tuesday after the network announced they had hired a Sarah Isgur Flores, a former spokeswoman for Jeff Sessions, to serve as a political editor to help oversee coverage of the 2020 presidential campaign.


Newly Revealed Letter Shows Jeff Sessions Really Did Order Investigation into Hillary Clinton Matters

A newly revealed letter shows that former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions really did order a review into the investigations into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the Uranium One sale, and the FBI’s inquiry into Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state, says


Sessions returns to DOJ to receive his Cabinet chair

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is returning to the Department of Justice Thursday to be presented with his Cabinet chair. According to the Justice Department, current Attorney General William Barr, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and former U.S. Attorney John Huber will also attend th


McCabe book: Sessions once said FBI was better off when it 'only hired Irishmen'

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe alleged that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions once said the bureau was better off when it "only hired Irishmen,” according to a copy of his new book seen by The Washington Post.


Trump to nominate Jeff Rosen to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general

President Trump will nominate Jeff Rosen to replace outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, White House officials announced Tuesday, confirming previous reports and seemingly cementing the ouster of the embattled No. 2 at the Justice Department.


Jeff Sessions Speaks At College Of The Ozarks

College of the Ozarks hosted former Attorney General Jeff Sessions at its spring convocation this week. Sessions commended the college’s mission, vision and goals. He also spoke about the history of civility and American character.


Whitaker out at Justice Department

Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has left the Department of Justice. A Justice Department spokesman told The Hill that Whitaker’s last day was Saturday but did not expand on the circumstances surrounding his departure or his plans after leaving. It is unclear where Whitaker might go,


South Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne announces run for US Senate in 2020

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — South Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne has announced his bid for the US senate seat currently held by Doug Jones, and previously held by Jeff Sessions.


Jeff Sessions returns to D.C. to be feted by DOJ officials, colleagues

Former Alabama Sen. and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions returned to Washington, D.C., on Thursday, where former colleagues and current Justice Department officials heaped praise on Sessions and gifted him the chair he used in Cabinet meetings.