Sessions said he believed there were certain minority groups with the potential for violence. He struggled to answer when asked the same about white groups.
Sessions declined to say whether he thinks Senate candidate Roy Moore, who is running for his former seat in Alabama, should drop out of the race.
By Associated Press
Sessions’ statement was in response to questions from members of the House Judiciary Committee asking about President Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting that Sessions investigate Democratic rivals.
By Erica R. Hendry
"I will not accept and reject accusations that I have ever lied under oath. That is a lie," Attorney General Jeff Sessions told members of the House Judiciary Committee.
By Erica R. Hendry
Sessions will make his first appearance before the House Judiciary Committee starting at 10 a.m. ET Tuesday. Watch live here.
By Hope Yen and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Amid pressure from within the Republican Party to step aside, GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore on Sunday night called a newspaper report carrying allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago "fake news."…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions insisted at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee that he never lied about his conversations with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 presidential campaign. Also, President Trump renewed his criticisms…
By Sadie Gurman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Democratic senators plan to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to discuss his leadership of the Justice Department.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued legal guidance on Friday, reiterating that organizations may be exempt from following certain laws if doing so conflicts with their religious belief. The guidance, which does not change existing law, has been criticized by civil…
By Rachel Zoll, Eric Tucker, Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
Under the new policy, a claim of a violation of religious freedom would be enough to override concerns for the civil rights of LGBT people and anti-discrimination protections for women and others. The guidelines are so sweeping that experts on…
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