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Jeff Sessions Urged Caution Over Federal Lawsuits Alleging Discrimination
President Obama’s Justice Department has been unabashed in its use of federal resources to sue state and local governments over alleged discrimination, even hosting press conferences to announce lawsuits against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, for racially-motivated policing practices and against
Priebus Dismisses Controversy Over Sessions: 'He Will Be Confirmed'
President-elect Donald Trump's incoming chief of staff Reince Priebus says the future president will lead by "bringing America together."
What Jeff Sessions Has Said About Race and Civil Rights
The man who Donald Trump has tapped as his nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions , R-Ala., is being criticized anew for decades-old allegations that he made racist remarks as a federal prosecutor in his home state. Even then, Sessions insisted he harbored no racial bias and disputed the
How Trump's Transition Compares to Recent Presidents
Naming cabinet appointees and a White House staff in the transition period can be a stressful, messy and even tumultuous process. Even though Trump has named a chief of staff, Reince Priebus, and chief strategist, former Breitbart chief Steve Bannon, his team has been plagued by disarray and
Mitch McConnell Refuses Comment on Bannon, Despite Record of Opining on Obama Personnel Picks
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell declined Wednesday to comment on president-elect Donald Trump ’s appointment of Steve Bannon to be his senior adviser. "I'm not going to comment on White House personnel selections," McConnell said. Bannon is the former publisher of the conservative website
FBI Says Review of New Emails Doesn't Change Conclusion Clinton Shouldn't Be Charged
The FBI has concluded a review of newly-discovered emails related to Hillary Clinton , and sees no reason to change its previous conclusions about Clinton's use of a private server when she was secretary of state, FBI Director James Comey said in a letter to Congress today. In July, after a
FBI Investigators Continue to Analyze Emails Found on Computer of Clinton Aide's Husband
Amid the controversy over the inquiry, Clinton campaigns in important battleground states.
Former DOJ Spokesman Slams FBI Director for Clinton Email Developments
A former Justice Department spokesman believes FBI Director James Comey violated agency protocol by revealing that the agency discovered a new batch of emails potentially connected to Hillary Clinton ’s private email server less than two weeks before the election. “I don't think he's trying to
How the Latest FBI Hillary Clinton Email Server Investigation Unfolded
Though the saga of Hillary Clinton ’s private email server started years ago when she was secretary of state, the latest twist in the saga on Friday sent shockwaves through the political sphere. Since then, there has been a scramble to determine who knows what and when they knew. Here is a rundown