Sessions cites Bible to defend family separation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited the Bible on Thursday in defending the Trump administration's immigration policies -- especially those that result in the separation of families -- directing his remarks in particular to "church friends."

Trump pressured Sessions on multiple occasions to overturn recusal

President Donald Trump pressured Attorney General Jeff Sessions on multiple occasions over the last 14 months to overturn his decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation, according to a source familiar with the President's demands. Trump made the request on several occasions -- each to no avail.

NYT: Mueller probing Trump's Sessions request

President Trump pressured Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse his decision to recuse himself from oversight of the Russia investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller is now probing that exchange, according to a report from the New York Times.

Sessions resumes immigrant legal advice program

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed course on suspending a legal advice program for undocumented immigrants, saying he has ordered the resumption of the program pending a review of its effectiveness.

Justice report's findings clash with Sessions' actions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made overhauling the chronically backlogged immigration courts a top priority -- but some of his moves seem to run counter to recommendations in a Justice Department-commissioned report made public on Monday.

Trump floated replacing Sessions with Pruitt this week

President Donald Trump floated replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Scott Pruitt as recently as this week, even as the scandal-ridden head of the Environmental Protection Agency has faced a growing list of negative headlines, according to people close to the President.

Trump moves closer to banning bump fire stocks

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that his administration will issue a new rule banning bump fire stocks, a gun accessory that makes it easier to fire rounds quickly from a semi-automatic weapon, mimicking automatic fire.

Ex-FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe fired

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe late Friday, less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who had risen to serve as second-in-command at the bureau.