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Politics Mar 10Sessions says U.S. prosecutors won’t take on small-time pot cases
Federal law enforcement lacks the resources to take on "routine cases," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Saturday.
Politics Mar 10Justice Department proposes banning rapid-fire bump stocks
The Trump administration is proposing banning bump stocks, which allow guns to mimic fully automatic fire.
Politics Feb 28Trump calls Sessions’ handling of Russia probe ‘disgraceful’
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on his attorney general Wednesday, describing as "disgraceful" his handling of Republican complaints that the FBI abused its surveillance power during the early stages of the Russia probe.
Nation Feb 16Could a tip to the FBI have stopped the Florida shooting?
The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising concerns about whether the FBI missed signs that might have stopped a mass shooting.
Politics Feb 13Why some are angry over Sessions’ ‘Anglo-American heritage’ comments
A look at what it means and why some were upset when Sessions said it:…
Politics Feb 13A top official’s sudden departure adds to the strain of vacancies at the Justice Department
The recent departure of the Justice Department's No. 3 official is adding to the turmoil at an agency that already lacks permanent, politically appointed leaders for many of its most important divisions.
Nation Jan 29FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe leaving post early
WASHINGTON — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's criticism who led the bureau for months last year following the firing of James Comey, is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement this…
Politics Jan 28Battered but still loyal to Trump, Sessions endures as AG
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will soon mark his first year on the job, having survived a barrage of insults from President Donald Trump, antipathy from some Justice Department employees and even calls from some fellow Republicans for him to…
Politics Jan 26WATCH: Sessions says Justice Department may be fair game for criticism
Sessions, speaking to law enforcement officials in Norfolk, Virginia, said the department's mission is to identify and correct "mistakes of the past" and eliminate political bias "in either direction" from its investigations and prosecutions, a suggestion that that has not…
Nation Jan 24Mayors boycott meeting with Trump after threat against sanctuary cities
The Justice Department ramped up pressure Wednesday on so-called sanctuary cities seeking public safety grant money, warning state and local officials they could be legally forced to prove they are cooperating with federal immigration authorities.