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Sessions considering second special counsel to investigate Republican concerns

(Washington Post)  Attorney General Jeff Sessions is entertaining the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate a host of Republican concerns — including alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the controversial sale of a uranium company to Russia — and has directed senior federal prosecutors to explore at least some of the […]

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GOP lawmakers tell Sessions to probe Clinton-Comey or resign

(Washington Times)  Two House Republicans delivered an ultimatum Monday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, telling him either to name a special counsel to investigate FBI Director James Comey’s handling of last year’s election, or else resign to clear the way for someone who will. Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Matt Gaetz of Florida said questions are piling […]

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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 […]