Jeff Sessions


AG Sessions Asks 46 Obama-Era Attorneys to Resign

Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on Friday, including Manhattan Attorney Preet Bharara, who had been…

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Attorney Bharara Says He Was Fired After Not Resigning

An outspoken Manhattan federal prosecutor known for crusading against public corruption announced he was fired Saturday after he refused a request a day earlier to resign. Preet Bharara, 48, made…

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Sessions Steps Aside from Russia-Contact Investigation

Under growing pressure from Democrats and Republicans alike, Attorney General Jeff Sessions agreed Thursday to recuse himself from an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. His action…

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Meet Alabama’s New Senator: Luther Strange

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has appointed state Attorney General Luther Strange to fill the Senate seat of Jeff Sessions, whom the Senate confirmed as U.S. attorney general Wednesday night. “Alabama…

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Senate Confirms Sessions for Attorney General

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration despite fierce Democratic opposition to the Alabama Republican over his record on civil rights…

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Sen. Schumer Says He’ll Oppose Sessions’ Nomination

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced Thursday that he will oppose Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be the next attorney general. “After reviewing his record and giving careful consideration…

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