Jeff Sessions

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets in Whitaker’s defense in turnabout

WASHINGTON — The Latest on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local): 11:50 p.m. President Donald Trump still has acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on his mind, even though he is on a trip to France for events marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Trump tweeted late Friday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets in Whitaker’s defense in turnabout

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, STATEMENT OF U.S. ATTORNEY RON PARSONS ON ATTORNEY GENERAL SESSIONS

SIOUX FALLS, SD – “Jeff Sessions served as our nation’s 84th Attorney General with tremendous dignity, dedication, and distinction. He advanced the Administration’s priorities with strong leadership and purposeful expectations. He reinvigorated and motivated federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement professionals to perform at the highest levels and produce results that have greatly benefited … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, STATEMENT OF U.S. ATTORNEY RON PARSONS ON ATTORNEY GENERAL SESSIONS

Alabama News: Statement of U.S. Attorney Richard W. Moore on Attorney General Sessions

Alabama – As the first Alabamian to serve as the Nation’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions won the respect and loyalty of prosecutors and law enforcement officers across the Country. He was extremely active and personally invested in the work of prosecutors in 93 U.S. Attorney’s Offices and at Main Justice in Washington D.C. Under his … Continue reading Alabama News: Statement of U.S. Attorney Richard W. Moore on Attorney General Sessions

Texas News: HOUSTON, US Attorney Patrick Statement on the Departure of AG Sessions

HOUSTON, Texas – The Southern District of Texas (SDTX) extends its appreciation to Attorney General (AG) Jeff Sessions for his leadership of the Department of Justice during his tenure as Attorney General. He was a prosecutor’s prosecutor and unwavering in his support of US Attorneys as well as state & local law enforcement across the country. … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, US Attorney Patrick Statement on the Departure of AG Sessions

Tennessee News: KNOXVILLE, West Virginia Residents Indicted for Kidnapping and Firearms Offenses Committed in Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On October 16, 2018, a federal grand jury in Knoxville returned a 16-count superseding indictment against Josh Small, 51, of Princeton, West Virginia, and Joni Amber Johnson, 35, of Princeton, West Virginia, charging them with kidnapping, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, using firearms during crimes of violence, and being felons in possession of … Continue reading Tennessee News: KNOXVILLE, West Virginia Residents Indicted for Kidnapping and Firearms Offenses Committed in Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia

WASHINGTON News: Deputy Attorney General Names U.S. Attorney Williams Chair of National Marijuana Working Group

WASHINGTON—Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein today named Billy J. Williams, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, chair of the Attorney General’s Marijuana Working Group. The working group is part of the Attorney General Advisory Committee’s (AGAC) Controlled Substances Subcommittee. “I am honored to be named chair of the Marijuana Working Group and look … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Deputy Attorney General Names U.S. Attorney Williams Chair of National Marijuana Working Group

NAACP News: NAACP Statement on Jeff Sessions Resignation

NAACP Statement Regarding the Resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions BALTIMORE, MD – The NAACP published the following statement regarding the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions: “U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation might be a welcomed reprieve from his jurisdiction over the justice department.  His odious record has done little to impact … Continue reading NAACP News: NAACP Statement on Jeff Sessions Resignation

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Acting attorney general says he’s honored

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Jeff Sessions’ resignation as attorney general (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The new acting attorney general says he’s honored that President Donald Trump has confidence in his ability to lead the Justice Department. Matthew Whitaker said in a statement Wednesday that he is committed to “leading a fair department with … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Acting attorney general says he’s honored