Attorney General

Republicans Turn On Jeff Sessions, Demand He Resign As AG Immediately (DETAILS)

Republicans Turn On Jeff Sessions, Demand He Resign As AG Immediately (DETAILS)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, once a darling of right-wing Republicans, has now fallen out of favor with some in the GOP and is being urged to resign. Congressmen Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Mark Meadows (R-NC) have penned an op-ed in The Washington Examiner in which they call for Sessions to leave his post immediately, all […]

Georgetown Law School Takes A Knee Against AG Sessions (TWEETS)

Georgetown Law School Takes A Knee Against AG Sessions (TWEETS)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was at Georgetown Law School this week to give a scheduled talk on campus free speech, and boy did the students and faculty there have opinions about that. In an homage to NFL players protesting police mistreatment, both faculty and students took a knee outside Georgetown University Law Center to protest both […]

WATCH The Former VA Attorney General Tell A Fellow CNN Guest To ‘Shut Up’

WATCH The Former VA Attorney General Tell A Fellow CNN Guest To ‘Shut Up’

The problem Republicans have when it comes to people of color isn’t exclusive to President Trump, as the former Attorney General of Virginia, Ken Cuccinelli, proved on CNN Monday morning. Cuccinelli, along with CNN contributor Symone Sanders, were discussing Trump’s pathetic response to the white nationalist march in Charlottesville on Saturday. One counter-protester was killed when an […]

Sen. Lindsey Graham: ‘There Will Be Holy Hell To Pay’ If Trump Fires AG Sessions (VIDEO)

Sen. Lindsey Graham: ‘There Will Be Holy Hell To Pay’ If Trump Fires AG Sessions (VIDEO)

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) warned President Donald Trump this week not to take action against Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The advice follows a damning interview the President gave in which he said he regretted appointing Sessions to his position. Trump was upset that Session had recused himself over the Russian investigation. Trump later suggested that […]

Women Convicted After Laughing At US Attorney General Jeff Sessions — Go Figure (TWEET)

Women Convicted After Laughing At US Attorney General Jeff Sessions — Go Figure (TWEET)

Three women with the activist group Code Pink were found guilty of disruption charges this week for protesting Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearings in January. One woman in particular, Desiree Fairooz, was charged with disruptive and disorderly conduct after she laughed at an assertion made about Sessions. During the hearing, Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) […]

Sessions STILL Hasn’t Replaced All The Federal Prosecutors He Fired Last Month (VIDEO)

Sessions STILL Hasn’t Replaced All The Federal Prosecutors He Fired Last Month (VIDEO)

Despite the tough posturing and all the talk about aggressive law enforcement, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is still missing quite a few of those people he needs to do that: attorneys. More than a month after Sessions dismissed most of the federal prosecutors in the Justice Department, he hasn’t filled a single position. That’s right. […]

Sessions Reverses Civil Rights – Gives Law Enforcement Official Permission To Resume Racially Biased Profiling

Sessions Reverses Civil Rights – Gives Law Enforcement Official Permission To Resume Racially Biased Profiling

Under former President Barack Obama’s administration, several U.S. cities came under a consent decree that outright stated they would work with the Department of Justice’s civil rights division to reform themselves. This decision came after a string of police brutality and wrongful death investigations. This simple decree stated that the outlined U.S. cities would do […]

Al Franken: Attorney General Sessions Committed Perjury (VIDEO)

Al Franken: Attorney General Sessions Committed Perjury (VIDEO)

Ever since it came to light last week that Attorney General Jeff Sessions did indeed meet with the Russian ambassador to the United States–despite Sessions saying during his confirmation hearing that he had never met with any Russians–the question swirling around the matter has been: Did Sessions perjure himself during his testimony before the Senate […]

Attorney General A General Embarrassment To The Legal Profession (VIDEO)

Attorney General A General Embarrassment To The Legal Profession (VIDEO)

Every time I see Jeff Sessions on the TV, the attorney in me shudders. I’m proud to be a part of the profession, I worked hard to graduate from law school and even harder to pass the bar exam. And despite all the jokes, as attorneys we take ethics very seriously. I take ethics very seriously. […]

Just Days After Promising To Protect LGBT Rights, Trump Breaks That Promise (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Just Days After Promising To Protect LGBT Rights, Trump Breaks That Promise (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Just days after promising to protect the rights of the LGBTQ community, President Donald Trump has apparently gone back on his word. Over the weekend, new Attorney General Jeff Sessions pulled the federal government’s legal support of the Obama administration’s anti-discrimination protections for transgender students. Ending The Fight For Equality Sessions withdrew a government request that […]

Democrats Fought Hard – But Jeff Sessions Is Our Next Attorney General (VIDEO)

Democrats Fought Hard – But Jeff Sessions Is Our Next Attorney General (VIDEO)

Democrats in the Senate fought hard, but it is almost inevitable that Jeff Sessions will be our next Attorney General. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved him with an 11-9 vote along party lines. All of the Democrats in the committee voted against him. Next, the entire Senate will vote on Sessions’ confirmation, where he is […]

Epic Moment Jeff Sessions Once Told Fired AG Sally Yates: You Gotta ‘Say No To POTUS’

Epic Moment Jeff Sessions Once Told Fired AG Sally Yates: You Gotta ‘Say No To POTUS’

The breaking news of the evening yesterday was the firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who dared to defy President Stephen Bannon Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. Trump’s pick for Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), has yet to be confirmed for his position. Of course, it’s important to remember what Sessions once […]

BREAKING – Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Who Defied His Muslim Ban (TWEETS)

BREAKING – Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Who Defied His Muslim Ban (TWEETS)

UPDATED 1/30/17 11:18p.m. EST – Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have issued statements on Yates’ firing. We will continue to update this piece as necessary. UPDATED 1/30/17 12:00a.m. EST – The new acting attorney general, Dana Boente, has instructed Justice Department lawyers to defend Trump’s unconstitutional immigration ban. This evening, word came in from the […]

Standing In The Shadow Of MLK Jr., Loretta Lynch Makes Her Final Speech In Birmingham (VIDEO)

Standing In The Shadow Of MLK Jr., Loretta Lynch Makes Her Final Speech In Birmingham (VIDEO)

Just days before the end of Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s term, she stood at the pulpit of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church in the shadow of one our greatest leaders, Martin Luther King Jr., and addressed the citizens of Alabama. Lynch told the congregation: “We can’t take progress for granted. We have to work. There’s no […]

Thousands Of Law Professors Oppose Jeff Sessions As AG (VIDEO)

Thousands Of Law Professors Oppose Jeff Sessions As AG (VIDEO)

Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama has been tapped by Donald Trump as his new Attorney General. The Republican Senator has a long and complex record, and that may be a problem for him. The Huffington Post reports that more than 1,300 law professors, representing roughly 180 law schools, oppose the appointment of Sessions to this key […]

Jesse Jackson: As Attorney General, Sessions Would Roll Back Civil Rights (VIDEO)

Jesse Jackson: As Attorney General, Sessions Would Roll Back Civil Rights (VIDEO)

Of President-elect Donald Trump’s horrifying cabinet picks, putting Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions in the spot of Attorney General is one of the scariest. This is the same man who said that the “KKK is OK.” Civil Rights activist Jesse Jackson wrote an opinion column about Sessions for the Chicago Sun-Times. His confirmation hearings will begin on […]

Hypocritical Sessions Magically Makes 20+ Years Of His Past Disappear

Hypocritical Sessions Magically Makes 20+ Years Of His Past Disappear

Prior to the confirmation hearings which will determine whether or not he will become the next Attorney General of the United States, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was sent a questionnaire by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sessions filled out the questionnaire, but he also neglected to provide any information relevant to two decades of his professional […]

You ‘Won’ – Why So Afraid Of A Recount, Mr. Trump?

You ‘Won’ – Why So Afraid Of A Recount, Mr. Trump?

Projected President-elect Donald Trump (and I honestly feel like I should be using that title in quotes at this point) is freaking out over recounts in swing states. The recount effort — spearheaded by Green Party candidate Jill Stein (who finally did something right), paid for through crowdfunding, and now supported by former Secretary of […]

MLK’s Right-Wing Niece Promotes Sessions For Attorney General By Comparing Him To George Wallace (VIDEO)

MLK’s Right-Wing Niece Promotes Sessions For Attorney General By Comparing Him To George Wallace (VIDEO)

Martin Luther King’s right-wing nut job of a niece thinks we should all hold hands, sing “Kumbaya,” and show our love for racist Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as United States attorney general – because George Wallace and Jesus. Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial choice of Sessions for attorney general is not sitting well with a […]