Tag Archive for Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Democrat Doug Jones Defends Sessions’ Recusal in Russia Probe

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Trump makes headlines criticizing Sessions: Observers wonder when the Attorney General will go — By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — In another explosive story from the New York Times out Thursday, President Donald J. Trump made a statement criticizing his pick for Attorney General, Jeff Sessions…

Washington’s Mayflower Hotel at the Center of Another Presidential Scandal

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Avenue has been the scene for a number of historic events and scandals in its history since opening in 1925 during the so-called “Roaring Twenties.” If the people, the press and the special prosecutor were…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Lies Better Than Trump

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — What happens when you have a United States Attorney General who is just as much of a liar as the president, only one who has been in Washington much longer and understands the practice of dissembling…

Trump Faces Deepest Crisis of Presidency With Comey Memo

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The president may have obstructed justice in pressuring FBI director to drop Flynn investigation – By Chris Strohm and Steven T. Dennis – Bloomberg News – Donald Trump is facing the deepest crisis of his presidency after contents of a memo written by James Comey when he…

Democrats Seek Revival Thanks to Divisiveness of Trump

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — In coffee shops, empty warehouses, churches, brewpubs and even wine bars around the country, Democrats are coming out of the woodwork to meet and get involved in public affairs again, appalled at the election of reality television celebrity Donald J.…

The Sharks Are Circling Around Trump: #LockHimUp

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — The political intrigue surrounding President Donald J. Trump and his fascination with Russia’s dictator Vladimir Putin and Russian money hit a new benchmark on Tuesday when the president announced the firing of F.B.I. director James B.…

Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions During Senate Hearing Convicted

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Welcome to the new world order of Donald Trump the dictator president and his enforcer, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, where laughing at a politician is now a criminal offense. Code Pink activist Desiree Fairooz was convicted by a D.C. jury on Wednesday for…

Countering Trump’s Twitter Distractions

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Editor’s Note: In President Barack Obama’s final two press conferences and his farewell address from Chicago, he advised Democrats to learn how to talk to average, working people like the ones who voted for Donald Trump. Now there is an academic who has solid advice for how…

The Very Legitimacy of Our Democracy Is Under Threat

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Donald Trump’s presidency is just one element of our disintegrating democracy. By Russ Feingold – Today, less than two months into a new administration, we are now facing the biggest crisis of legitimacy of our democracy in a generation or more. But the crisis has been building…

Trump’s War on the Truth Tellers

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Robert Reich – Trump and his White House don’t argue on the merits. They attack the credibility of the institutions that come up with facts and arguments they don’t like. They even do it preemptively. Last week, White House press secretary Sean Spicer warned that the…

Rather Than Announcing His Resignation, Sessions Demands Resignations of U.S. Attorneys Around the Country

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Rather than resigning as U.S. Attorney General for lying to Congress, Alabama Jeff Sessions announced the proactive decision this week to forcibly remove U.S. attorneys around the country from office who were appointed by President Barack Obama so the Trump administration could bring…

ACLU Files Ethics Complaint Against Jeff Sessions for Lying to Congress

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, is now the subject of an ethics complaint filed with the state bar association for allegedly lying to Congress about his contact with the Russian ambassador during the election last year. The…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself on Russian Investigations

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Attorney General Jeff Sessions News Conference Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in a news conference he would recuse himself from any investigations involving President Trump’s campaign and potential connections to Russia. He did so in response to reports he failed to disclose at his Senate Judiciary…

New Alabama Attorney General Announces Special Prosecutor to Investigate Governor Robert Bentley

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – A special district attorney has been appointed by Alabama’s new attorney general to investigate allegations of misconduct by Governor Robert Bentley. Steven T. Marshall, appointed by the governor as state attorney general to replace Luther Strange, who will assume the U.S. Senate seat…