Jeff Sessions

Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. (1830 GMT), has the potential for high drama as the Russia probe continues to dominate U.S. politics, sidelining President Donald Trump's domestic agenda, according to Reuters. The former Republican

Former FBI director Comey ‘asked not to be left alone with Trump’

It is one of a slew of allegations relating to Donald Trump and an investigation into alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 US election, according to the BBC. It comes ahead of the former FBI chief's testimony to the Senate on Thursday. "I

Obama-appointed US attorney fired by Trump after refusing to resign

"I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the US Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life," Bharara tweeted.   I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the US

U.S. Attorney General asks 46 Obama-era attorneys to resign

Although U.S. attorneys are political appointees, and the request from Trump's Justice Department is part of a routine process, the move came as a surprise. Not every new administration replaces all U.S. attorneys at once, reports with reference to Reuters. A

SNL: Kate McKinnon’s Jeff Sessions sits bench with a box of chocolates as Forrest Gump

“My name’s Jeff, Jeff Sessions,” McKinnon told Leslie Jones while sitting on a bus bench. “I’m the attorney general of the whole United States.” "I always say life is like a box of chocolates,” McKinnon said, before adding, “Sure are a lot of

Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking – NY Times

Former American officials say they had two aims: to ensure that such meddling isn’t duplicated in future American or European elections, and to leave a clear trail of intelligence for government investigators, according to New York Times. American allies, including the British

US Attorney General met with Russian envoy twice last year

One of the meetings was a private conversation between Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak that took place in September in the senator’s office, at the height of what U.S. intelligence officials say was a Russian cyber campaign to upend the U.S.

Trump cabinet: US Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as attorney general

The confirmation follows a series of divisive hearings during which Democrats attacked Sessions's record on civil rights, reports with reference to the BBC. Democrat Elizabeth Warren was silenced after recalling historic allegations of racism against Jeff Sessions. The Alabama senator's nomination

Silencing Elizabeth Warren Backfires On Senate GOP

The rebuke of Warren came after the Massachusetts Democrat read a letter written 30 years ago by Coretta Scott King, the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., opposing the nomination of Jeff Sessions for a federal judgeship, CNN reports. Warren cited

Democratic US Senator Elizabeth Warren Silenced Over Criticism of Sessions

The 30-year-old letter criticised Jeff Sessions, President Donald Trump's nomination for attorney general, according to the BBC. Mitch McConnell, the Republican majority leader, said Ms Warren had broken senate rules by impugning the conduct of another senator. She subsequently read Coretta Scott King's