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DOJ rescinds Obama administration memo on private prisons

February 24, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
Attorney General Sessions rescinds the Obama administration's DOJ memo on phasing out the use of private prisons. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.
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Trump Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students

February 23, 2017
Jeremy W. Peters, Jo Becker, Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
President Trump on Wednesday rescinded protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity.

FBI director briefs Intel Committee, Trump address Congressional Black Caucus and VP Pence's role in the White House

February 17, 2017
FBI Director James Comey discusses the Trump administration's connection to Russia.
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Justice Department Opposes New Hearing for Trump Travel Restrictions

February 17, 2017
Pete Williams | NBC News
The DOJ told a federal court Thursday that there's no point in more court battles over the president's executive order on immigration, because it will soon be replaced by a different one.
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Donald Trump Signs Three Executive Actions on Crime as Attorney General Jeff Sessions Is Sworn In

February 10, 2017
Carol Lee, Aruna Viswanatha | The Wall Street Journal
President Donald Trump signed three executive actions on Thursday that he said are aimed at reducing crime in the U.S.
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Democrats Fight GOP’s Silencing of Warren in Debate Over Sessions

February 9, 2017
Kristina Peterson, Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
The fight over the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general turned into a wider battle in its final hours.
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One Dem joins unanimous GOP support for new AG

February 9, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions won confirmation as U.S. attorney general last night on a largely party-line vote.
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