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Here's why the death penalty and longer prison sentences don't really deter crime

President Trump has called for the death penalty to be sentenced to some drug dealers. The decision comes after Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for longer and tougher prison sentences last year. But, do these harsher sentencesShow More Summary

Media Wrong About Fired FBI Official McCabe’s ‘Lost’ Pension

Recently fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was rumored to have lost his federal employee pension when Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired him. McCabe was fired because he leaked information to the media and was dishonest about his role in an FBI investigation of the Clinton Foundation, despite what the media portrayed over the weekend. CNN […]

Sources contradict Sessions' testimony he opposed Russia outreach

14 hours agoNews : The Cutline

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony that he opposed a proposal for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team to meet with Russians has been contradicted by three people who told Reuters they have spoken about the matter to investigators with Special Counsel Robert Mueller or congressional committees.

Attorney General Sessions backs Donald Trump call for death penalty in drug cases

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday backed a plan outlined by President Donald Trump aimed at combating the opioid crisis by vowing to seek the death penalty “wherever appropriate” against drug traffickers. “Drug dealers show no respect for human dignity and put their own greed ahead of...

Congressman Offers McCabe Job to Save Pension

Democrats in Congress may have found a way to save former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's government pension, despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions firing him two days before he could qualify for it. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) on Saturday extended a federal job offer to McCabe, who has worked for the FBI for 21 years. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert Mocks Donald Trump For Rookie Mistake In Andrew McCabe Firing

CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert was not impressed by Attorney General Jeff Session’s  move to fire former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe Friday night – two days before his 50th birthday at which time he would have been eligible...Show More Summary

Trump Unchained: After McCabe Firing, He Thinks He Can Do Whatever He Wants

Trump’s puerile assault on McCabe suggests he’s feeling a rush of power—and road-testing a Mueller firing. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe over the weekend, and President Trump couldn't have been more thrilled. Show More Summary

Devin Nunes on McCabe firing, upcoming IG report

17 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee weighs in on 'Hannity' about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' dismissal of the former FBI deputy director.

Donald Trump and the Craven Firing of Andrew McCabe

Jeffrey Toobin, writing for The New Yorker: If you wanted to tell the story of an entire Presidency in a single tweet, you could try the one that President Trump posted after Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe, the deputy director of the F.B.I., on Friday night. Every sentence is a lie. Show More Summary

Is Jeff Sessions’ job safe?

(Paul Mirengoff) Probably not. I doubt that anyone’s job is safe in the Trump administration. However, the Washington Examiner reports that the attorney general has received assurances from the White House that his job is safe. That’s the good news. Show More Summary

The Trump Administration’s Multi-Pronged Assault on Immigrants’ Rights

President Trump and Congress seek to pass a federal budget that would put the deportation machinery into even higher gear. At first glance, Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ lawsuit against California, the current federal budget negotiations, and the continuing crisis facing Dreamers may seem like separate storylines. Show More Summary

McCabe firing could lead to a test of America’s political system

17 hours agoNews : The Lookout

A path to conflict may have been set in motion now that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Trump-Sessions Relationship at Crossroads

President Trump’s aides “are watching for two key encounters this week to see if Attorney General Jeff Sessions has finally extricated himself from the danger of being fired, in part by ousting the former No. 2 official at the FBI,” [...]

Andrea Mitchell Helps Fired Deputy FBI Director Find a Job

After Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Friday — less than two days away from when McCabe would have been eligible for pension benefits — MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell tweeted a potential solution. One suggestion from a McCabe supporter: if a friendly member of Congress hired him for a week he […]

As Ominous As It Gets

You’ve seen the news of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe’s firing by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, late on a Friday evening East Coast time. Sessions’ full statement is at the bottom of Tierney Sneed’s report. Let’s stipulate that dishonesty, under oath, by an FBI official is a grave matter. Show More Summary

Andrew McCabe Is Completely Innocent of Wrongdoing

I’ve got something to say. Late on Friday night, Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. The official reason is that he “lacked candor” during an investigation about contacts with the media during the 2016 campaign. The IG report making this charge was not released, which means that no one can […]

AG Sessions' testimony on Russia outreach faces new questions

It wasn't long after Attorney General Jeff Sessions was sworn in when he faced a scandal over possible perjury. Now he's facing similar allegations.

Fired FBI deputy director McCabe kept personal memos on Trump

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe two days before his scheduled retirement date The post Fired FBI deputy director McCabe kept personal memos on Trump appeared first on

Andrew McCabe axed with President Trump praising the dismissal of the FBI’s deputy director

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions accepted a recommendation that McCabe be terminated over a decision to let FBI officials talk with a reporter about an investigation of the Clinton Foundation during the 2016 election.

More Cops Won’t Make Schools Safer, But Here’s What They Will Do

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ contribution to a White House plan to make schools safer post-Parkland is predictably in line with his tough-on-crime approach to governing: put more cops in schools.  Last week, he proposed a measure to prioritize grant funding for those who intend to hire more school resource officers, which are sworn cops tasked with providing security on […]

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