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Sessions says FBI ‘functioning at a high level’ after T…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the FBI’s work Friday hours after President Trump said its reputation was ‘in tatters’.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the FBI Friday, hours after President Donald Trump ripped the bureau’s leadership and suggested that its reputation was “in tatters.” “I don’t share the view that the FBI is not functioning at a high level all over the country,” said Sessions, who added, “… In my view, the FBI has huge national security requirements but it’s also fulfilling a fabulously important role workingRead More


Jeff Sessions addresses Trump’s claim that the FBI’s re…

Last Updated Dec 15, 2017 3:13 PM EST Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday seemed to indicate he does not believe the FBI’s reputation is in “tatters,” as President Trump has expressed.  Sessions, holding a news conference on violent crime, was asked — twice — whether he shares the president’s view, as expressed in a tweet, that the FBI’s reputation is in “tatters.” The first time he was asked, Sessions skirted the question, but when pressed again by another reporter, Sessions seemed to part ways with the president, while sayingRead More


Sessions: terror attacks show immigration a security is…

DAVID McFADDEN BALTIMORE –  U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the “starkest terms” that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue. Speaking at a news conference with the new chief of Homeland Security, Sessions said two terrorist attacks in New York in recent months were each carried out by men who were in the U.S. “as a result of failed immigration policies.” Authorities said a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant is in custody afterRead More


U.S. attorney general Sessions evasive on Russia probe:…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions refused to answer questions on Thursday during a closed congressional hearing about whether President Donald Trump ever instructed him to hinder the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, a Democratic congressman said. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrives for closed door interview with the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Sessions testified behind closed doors for several hours before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. Representative Adam Schiff, the committee’sRead More


Sessions says he supports new legislation to strengthen…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced initiatives on Nov. 29 to support local police officers’ drug enforcement efforts, restructure the Drug Enforcement Agency’s field divisions and create opioid coordinators in all U.S. Attorney offices. (Reuters) Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that he had been“dubious” of a 2016 law that effectively took away the Drug Enforcement Administration’s most potent weapons against distributors and manufacturers of prescription opioids and he would support new legislation to expand the agency’s arsenal. At a news conference at the Justice Department, Sessions said that the DEARead More


Sessions Hints at Shift in Federal Marijuana Enforcemen…

Sessions Hints at Shift in Federal Marijuana Enforcement  U.S. News & World Report Sessions announces $12 million grant, DEA office to battle opioid crisis  AL.com AG Jeff Sessions announces new tools to address opioid epidemic  CBS News Full coverage Source link قالب وردپرس


Film sessions have helped Oladipo lift his game

INDIANAPOLIS — Until a strange third quarter Wednesday night in New York during which Toronto allowed the Knicks a 28-0 run, the Raptors joined the Indiana Pacers as two of the NBA’s hottest teams entering Friday night’s game in Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Toronto (11-6) had won four in a row until a 41-10 third-quarter meltdown in Madison Square Garden produced a 108-100 loss to New York despite 25 points from Kyle Lowry and 18 from DeMar DeRozan. “The Knicks came out and overcame our energy — lack of energy —Read More


AG Jeff Sessions orders review of FBI gun background ch…

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people at a Texas church. The failure enabled him to buy weapons, purchases his domestic violence conviction should have barred. Sessions directed the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to determine if other government agencies are failing to report information to the NationalRead More


Sessions orders review of federal background check syst…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions listens at the beginning of a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) WASHINGTON –  Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people at a Texas church. The failure enabled him to buy weapons,Read More


Jeff Sessions orders review of gun background check sys…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a review of a government database used for background checks on gun buyers, after a man who killed 26 people in a Texas church was left off the system despite having a criminal record. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions waits to speak at the Federalist Society’s 2017 National Lawyers Convention in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Sessions said the Nov. 5 shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, by Devin Kelley, a former Air Force serviceman who had aRead More