Tag: Jeff Sessions

Justice Department charges hundreds in massive health care, opioid fraud scheme – Washington Times

(Washington Times) More than 400 people, including doctors, pharmacists and nurses, were charged in connection with a massive health care fraud scheme that bilked the federal government of more than $1 billion, officials from the Justice Department and Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday.About a quarter of those were charged with fraud specifically […]

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Sessions Puts 10 ‘Sanctuary Cities’ on Notice

(CitizensOutpost) In an interview on the Fox News Channel, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said he sent a letter to 10 cities that have been deemed “sanctuary cities”, which may be in violation of the law: Sessions warned a failure to respond to those letters could result in those cities losing their federal funding. “Last […]

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Sessions: MS-13 gang could be designated as terrorist organization | TheHill

  (The Hill) Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the MS-13 gang could be designated as a terrorist organization. Asked by Fox News’s Tucker Carlson on Tuesday whether he thinks the designation would be helpful, Sessions replied, “I think so, perhaps. I believe it could qualify for that.” “There are rules that I guess the State Department […]

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Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary Cities will be punished

(CitizensOutpost) Speaking at the White House on Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated he will begin punishing sanctuary cities by withholding potentially billions of dollars of federal money. […]his department is preparing to dole out more than $4 billion in funds this year, but will try prevent any of it from going to sanctuaries. “Countless Americans […]

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States See Green Light for Voter ID Laws

(CitizensOutpost) States are feeling empowered to enact voter ID laws now that opposition from the previous administration has been withdrawn: State legislatures have begun pushing voter identification proposals since Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered the Justice Department to withdraw from its legal fight against Texas’s voter ID law. The move by Sessions is a reversal […]

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US attorney Bharara wouldn’t resign despite Trump demand, now he’s fired

(CitizensOutpost) One of the U.S. attorneys for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, is refusing to follow the Trump Administration’s order to resign. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday asked 46 attorneys appointed by former President Obama to submit their resignations, including Bharara. “HOLDOVER: Bharara is not submitting his resignation, according to several […]

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Schumer: Attorney General Should Resign – Newsmax

  (Newsmax) Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. “Because the Department of Justice should be above reproach, for the good of the country, Attorney General Sessions should resign,” Schumer of New York said at a news conference in Washington. He also said Sessions may well become a […]

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