Sessions

WASHINGTON | Graham: Relationship between Trump, Sessions ‘beyond repair’

WASHINGTON — The relationship between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is “dysfunctional” and “beyond repair,” a Republican senator said Tuesday. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told NBC’s “Today” that the Justice Department needs a leader who can work with the president and that Sessions was not the only person for the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Graham: Relationship between Trump, Sessions ‘beyond repair’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: It’s been a bruising week for Trump

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump dispute with Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local): 8 a.m. President Donald Trump is again complaining that social media companies are “silencing millions of people.” Trump tweeted Friday: “Can’t do this even if it means we must continue to hear Fake News like CNN, whose ratings … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: It’s been a bruising week for Trump

WASHINGTON | Sessions hits Trump back: Won’t be ‘improperly influenced’

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump, newly incensed by campaign allegations, plunged back into his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, claiming in an interview that Sessions “never took control of the Justice Department” after Trump put him there. Sessions quickly hit back, declaring that he and his department “will not be improperly influenced by political considerations.” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Sessions hits Trump back: Won’t be ‘improperly influenced’

WASHINGTON | Defiant Pelosi says she’s staying: ‘I can take the heat’

WASHINGTON— Nancy Pelosi is the chief villain of Republican campaign ads. The leader some Democrats promise to vote against. The subject of much speculation that her grip on power is coming to an end. Nevertheless, she says she’s not going anywhere — and certainly not while President Donald Trump is in the White House. “This … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Defiant Pelosi says she’s staying: ‘I can take the heat’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Sessions seems to push back against Trump barb

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says his Justice Department won’t be “improperly influenced by political considerations.” His comments — in a statement Thursday — seem to push back against the latest round of criticism by his boss, President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly railed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Sessions seems to push back against Trump barb

WASHINGTON | Sessions: US culture ‘less hospitable to people of faith’

WASHINGTON  — American culture has become “less hospitable to people of faith,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday in vowing that the Justice Department would protect people’s religious freedom and convictions. Sessions spoke at a Justice Department summit on religious tolerance at a time when courts have been asked how to balance anti-discrimination laws against … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Sessions: US culture ‘less hospitable to people of faith’