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Blasted by Donald Trump over Russia probe, Jeff Sessions fired as attorney general

In a step that could have implications for the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Trump replaced Sessions with Matthew Whitaker, who will be acting attorney general.

Nov 08, 2018, 10:11 AM IST

Donald Trump calls US attorney general Jeff Sessions' surveillance probe decision 'disgraceful'

US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on Wednesday against his attorney general.

Feb 28, 2018, 22:45 PM IST

US attorney general Jeff Sessions questioned in Russia probe

US Attorney General was questioned by the special counsel`s office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump`s 2016 presidential campaign.

Jan 24, 2018, 00:43 AM IST

Over 6000 hate crimes recorded against Hindus, Sikhs in US: FBI

The United States witnessed more hate crimes in 2016 than the previous year, with an increase of 4.6 percent from 2015, new FBI data showed.

Nov 14, 2017, 19:32 PM IST

Six Dreamers sue Donald Trump administration over DACA decision

It is among several lawsuits challenging the decision to end DACA, including two cases brought by state attorneys general.

Sep 18, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Donald Trump scraps 'Dreamer' immigration program

President Donald Trump on Tuesday scrapped a program that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young men and women who were brought into the United States illegally as children, giving a gridlocked Congress six months to decide their fate.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

Donald Trump rescinds Barack Obama limits on transfer of military gear to police

The Defense Department`s law enforcement support programme has transferred more than $6 billion worth of equipment to police agencies since its inception 25 years ago.

Aug 29, 2017, 10:06 AM IST

Donald Trump likely to rescind Obama ''Dreamer'' programme: Reports

Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussed the programme with senior White House officials on Thursday.

Aug 26, 2017, 06:39 AM IST

New White House chief of staff assures attorney general his job is safe

New White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told Attorney General Jeff Sessions last weekend that his job was safe after Sessions endured several weeks of sharp public criticism from President Donald Trump, a senior US official said on Wednesday.

Aug 03, 2017, 08:17 AM IST

US attorney general to face questions on James Comey firing, Russia

 Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face questions about the firing of FBI Director James Comey and undeclared meetings with Russian officials at a US Senate hearing on Tuesday, though it was unclear whether he would testify in public or in private.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:50 AM IST

US attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

Jeff Sessions, a longtime senator until President Donald Trump picked him as US attorney general, heads to Congress this coming week when he will face a grilling about his Russian interactions.

Jun 11, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

Swedish prosecutors to decide on lifting Julian Assange's warrant

Marianne Ny accuses Julian Assange of having unprotected sex with her despite repeatedly having denied him.

May 19, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

Donald Trump says reports of infighting in admin are 'FAKE NEWS'

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday lambasted media reports suggested disputes within the Trump administration saying the reports are `fake news`.

Mar 07, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

Donald Trump defiant as new Russia ties emerge

An avalanche of new revelations about ties between Donald Trump`s aides and Russia forced the White House back on the offensive Friday, overshadowing a presidential weekend trip to Florida and his well-received major speech. 

Mar 03, 2017, 23:30 PM IST

Donald Trump condemns Democrats for `total witch hunt` over attorney general

US President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at Democrats over their demands for US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, calling their actions a "total witch hunt."

Mar 03, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Donald Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions urged to resign from Russia probe

Top Democrats in the US Congress called Thursday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign over his failure to disclose that he met twice with Russia`s ambassador to Washington during last year`s election campaign.

Mar 02, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Democrats seek Jeff Sessions resignation over Russia meetings

Senior Democrats have called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after it emerged that he failed to disclose two meetings with Russia`s Ambassador to Washington during the US election campaign.

Mar 02, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

US House Democratic leader calls on Jeff Sessions to resign after Post discloses Russia contacts

US House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called for an independent, bipartisan investigation into Donald Trump`s possible ties to Russians. 

Mar 02, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

US Attorney General Sessions did not disclose Russia contacts: Report

Donald Trump`s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was fired last month after he discussed US sanctions on Russia with Sergei​ Kislyak before Trump took office.

Mar 02, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

US facing rising crime and threat of deadly terror: Donald Trump

In one of his executive orders, Donald Trump directed Department of Justice and Homeland Security to undertake all necessary and lawful action to break the back of the criminal cartels.

Feb 10, 2017, 09:34 AM IST