The departure of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the designation of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, is a crucial moment for the integrity of the Justice Department.
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Is Whitaker’s appointment constitutional? Does the president have authority in this case to make an appointment under the FVRA? Does Whitaker have any recusal obligations related to the special counsel’s investigation?
Jeff Sessions’s Firing, Matthew Whitaker’s Rise and the Attorney General’s Role In the Mueller Investigation
The acting attorney general’s past statements about the Russia probe raise genuine concerns about his service overseeing it.
We're live-blogging Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony at House Judiciary Committee's hearing concerning oversight of the Department of Justice.
This morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee concerning Justice Department oversight. This will be his first time appearing before the committee since his confirmation hearing in January. See here for the ten questions Matthew Miller suggests the Senate Judiciary Committee should ask Sessions.
Jeff Sessions has shown that he’ll try to avoid tough questions from his former peers in the Senate. When he testifies before the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, here are ten questions that senators should push him on.
The Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence sent a letter to congressional leadership on Monday calling for reauthorization of FISA Title VII without a sunset provision.
On our new Foreign Policy feed, Helen Klein Murillo examines the delicate balance struck between the government and journalists on leaks in light of Attorney General Jeff Sessions's press conference on leak investigations.
At 11 a.m. Friday morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein held a press conference on "Leaks of Classified Material Threatening National Security." Video of the press conference is available here and below.