Tag: Jeff Sessions

WashPost: Another Honduran Caravan Starts Next Week

Hondurans who want to escape poverty and corruption are launching another caravan of migrants towards the Californian border, according to the Washington Post. The caravan report says: In much the way last year’s Central American caravan originated, a flier is circulating on Honduran social media. “We’re looking for refuge,” it says. “In Honduras, we are being killed.” It advertises […]

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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Cleared To Oversee Russia Investigation: Report

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker addresses the Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference on December 07, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. Trump delivered the closing address speaking about the department’s strategy for reducing violent crime.Photo: Jamie Squire (Getty Images) We are entering really dangerous territory as Justice Department ethics officials have […]

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Judge Says U.N. Rules Require Deported Migrants Be Flown Back into U.S.

The United States agreed in 1980 to implement the United Nation’s rules on refugees. This means a group of recently deported migrants must be flown back to the U.S. and be given another chance to win asylum, a Democratic-appointed judge declared December 17. “Congress made clear its intent in promulgating the Refugee Act was to bring the United […]

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Jeff Sessions’ Reforms More than Doubled Illegal Immigration Convictions

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered major wins for President Trump’s administration on the immigration front in 2018, effectively putting into place legal reforms at the U.S.-Mexico border that significantly increased the number of illegal aliens prosecuted and convicted. During his tenure running the Department of Justice (DOJ), Sessions put into place a legal wall […]

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Over 95% DACA Applications, Renewals for Illegal Aliens Approved Under Trump

More than 95 percent of illegal aliens who applied for or renewed their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status — which provides temporary amnesty — received approval in the past two years of President Trump’s administration. Newly released data on the DACA program reveals that approval and renewal rates for the almost 700,000 DACA-enrolled […]

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Crime Analyst: U.S. Murder Rate Set for Largest Decline in Half-Decade

The United States murder rate in 2018 is projected to experience the largest drop in a half-decade, one of the country’s leading crime analysts says. Jeff Asher, a respected crime analyst in New Orleans, Louisiana, is projecting that the 2018 murder rate will be the single biggest yearly drop in the last five years. Between […]

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Von Spakovsky: Sen. Scott–You’ve Misjudged Tom Farr, and Here’s Why

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) made a mistake recently when he announced that he wouldn’t vote to confirm Tom Farr for a federal district court slot in North Carolina. This was after Scott voted in favor of cloture for Farr, which advanced his nomination to the floor for an actual vote, in a 50-50 tie that […]

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William Barr Prioritized Illegal Immigration Crackdown in 1990s–Similar to Sessions

President Donald Trump said former Attorney General William Barr was his “first choice since day one” to replace Jeff Sessions as his new attorney general, both men favoring pro-enforcement policies regarding immigration. Barr served as attorney general for the late President George H.W. Bush’s administration between 1991 and 1993, bringing a hard-on-crime touch to the immigration […]

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Exclusive – Rand Paul: Next A.G. Must Defend Individual Liberty from Power-Hungry Deep State

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) offered his thoughts on who should replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an interview with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House. “I think your cabinet needs to have people in it who agree with you,” Paul said when asked if he was happy about Sessions’ departure. “I think for a long time Jeff Sessions […]

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Donald Trump’s Caravan Asylum Reforms Get Court Hearing Nov. 19

The lawsuit by pro-migration, pro-caravan groups against President Donald Trump’s border policy will get a hearing on November 19 in a San Francisco courtroom. The judge is expected to freeze Trump’s pro-American reform and allow the growing number of caravans and asylum-seeking economic migrants to ask for asylum, get released, take jobs and force down average […]

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Report: Trump Planning to Remove Kirstjen Nielsen as DHS Secretary

President Trump is planning to remove Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, potentially in the coming weeks, a new report claims. According to sources who spoke with the Washington Post, Trump has told his closest advisers that he will remove Nielsen from DHS, canceling a border trip scheduled for this week with the former George W. Bush official. […]

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Kate McKinnon Bid Farewell To Jeff Sessions On The ‘SNL’ Cold Open

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Short List: 8 Potential ‘America First’ Candidates for Attorney General

As former Attorney General Jeff Sessions departed the Department of Justice (DOJ), a short list of potential replacements has surfaced in Washington, D.C. Below, Breitbart News has compiled eight “America First” candidates for Attorney General. Kris Kobach Currently, Kobach is serving the last couple of months as Kansas’s Secretary of State. Kobach previously served as […]

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How Much Damage Will Matt Whitaker Do to the Rule of Law in America?

President Donald Trump makes no secret of his litmus test for an attorney general: They should be loyal to the president first, and the rule of law second. He’s invoked Robert Kennedy and Eric Holder as models for their loyalty and their purported efforts to quash politically damaging investigations. A […]

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Pelosi: Trump Fired Sessions ‘to Interfere With Mueller’ and ‘Distract From’ Losing House

During an interview aired on Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said President Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced him with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to interfere with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and the move was timed to distract from Democrats winning the House. Anchor […]

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Ron Perlman Says Lindsey Graham Wonders ‘How Many D*cks Do I Gotta Suck’ to Be Attorney General

Actor Ron Perlman hurled a vulgar slur at Sen. Lindsey Graham performing oral sex on men Thursday, adding his name to the list of Hollywood celebrities engaging in homophobia to mock the South Carolina Senator. In response to the news that President Donald Trump is considering Chris Christie for attorney general, Ron Perlman said, “Meanwhile, […]

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George Conway: Trump’s Appointment of Acting AG Whitaker Is ‘Illegal’

Attorney George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, declared in a New York Times op-ed published Thursday that President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting Attorney General is “unconstitutional” and “illegal.” The premise by which Conway and co-author Neal Katyal’s argue against Whitaker’s appointment is based on the Constitution’s  Appointments Clause — the provision to which principal officers […]

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Maxine Waters: Trump Is Trying to Stop Mueller Probe — ‘He Wants to Act Like a Dictator’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “All In,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said President Donald Trump removing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and appointing Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general was an attempt to stop special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Waters said, “This action by the president of the United States to fire him is directly connected to the investigation […]

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Jerry Nadler: Democrats Will ‘Impeach Kavanaugh,’ Investigate Trump

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee who is favored to be the next House Judiciary Committee chairman, revealed in a phone conversation that Democrats plan to “impeach Kavanaugh” and investigate President Donald Trump for alleged Russian collusion. The Federalist reported that Nadler was riding an Amtrak Acela train to […]

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Marijuana Industry Gets High as Jeff Sessions Resigns

The cannabis industry is celebrating the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday afternoon. Sessions resigned at the request of President Donald Trump. Though his resignation had no connection to drug policy, Sessions was known favor strong enforcement of existing federal laws against marijuana, and Trump was said before the election to be preparing […]

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Democrats Rush to Defend Mueller’s Investigation After Jeff Sessions’ Exit

Democrats rushed to defend Robert Mueller’s far-reaching investigation of President Donald Trump’s past business affairs following the surprise appointment of Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Former AG Eric Holder declared “Anyone who attempts to interfere with or obstruct the Mueller inquiry must be held accountable. This is a red line. […]

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