The effort to persuade President Trump not to fire Jeff Sessions is one of the few effective Republican attempts to install guardrails around a president who delights in defying advice and breaking the rules.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Rudy Giuliani says he has repeatedly counseled President Donald Trump against firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions despite the president's ongoing anger over Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russia probe.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump, still nursing resentment against Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia investigation, says he wishes he'd picked a different leader of the Justice Department.
You might have seen the recent headlines about what’s happening to migrant children who cross the U.S. border without legal documents. Amna Nawaz explains what we really know about minors who have been separated from their parents, or who arrive…
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
A "zero-tolerance" policy toward people who enter the United States illegally may cause families to be separated while parents are prosecuted, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
President Donald Trump bypassed the involvement of the Justice Department and its pardon attorney in issuing both pardons. But Sessions said at a hearing Wednesday that the president had the constitutional authority to issue pardons without the Justice Department's involvement.
According to U.S. immigration courts, foreign victims of domestic and sexual violence are entitled to seek asylum in the United States, but the Trump administration could make it more difficult. Amna Nawaz talks with Julia Preston of the Marshall Project…
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
Republicans have called for special counsels to investigate Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Sunday took out his frustrations over the intensifying Russia investigation by lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller, signaling a possible shift away from a strategy of cooperating with a probe he believes is biased against…
By PBS NewsHour
Two days before he was set to retire, FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe was fired on Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. McCabe, a possible witness in the Russia investigation case, said his dismissal was part of the president’s “ongoing…
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