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‘We need to take away children,’ no matter how young, Justice Dept. officials said

October 07, 2020 7:51 pm

The separation of migrant children from their parents, sometimes for months, was at the heart of the Trump administration’s assault on immigration.

A portrait of the White House and its culture of chaos

April 19, 2019 12:41 pm

It has not been the end of his presidency, but it has come to consume it. Although the resulting two-year investigation ended without charges against Trump, Mueller’s report painted a damning portrait of a White House dominated by a president desperate to thwart the inquiry only to be restrained by aides equally desperate to thwart his orders.

US Attorney General will not recuse himself from Mueller probe

March 05, 2019 8:22 am

William Barr said he would allow Mueller to finish his inquiry and would make as many of its findings public as he can.. Mueller is widely expected to finish his investigation in the coming weeks.

23 and counting: A look into all notable exits from Team Trump till date

December 22, 2018 11:08 am

US media widely attributed the resignation of Jim Mattis to prolonged differences between Donald Trump. The schism between the two started in May when the US President chose to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal without having his Defense Secretary on board.

Matthew Whitaker will consult with ethics officials over recusal

November 13, 2018 10:03 am

Whitaker is "committed to following all appropriate processes,'' including consulting with senior ethics officials about his "oversight responsibilities and matter that may warrant recusal,'' Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said.

US Democrats seek hearings on Donald Trump's ouster of Jeff Sessions

November 09, 2018 7:38 am

Trump named Sessions' chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, as acting attorney general, saying he would soon nominate a permanent replacement for review by the Senate.

How Trump firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions could affect the Russia investigation

November 08, 2018 12:58 pm

The appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the acting head of the Justice Department immediately raised questions about what the move means for Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation into Russia influencing the US presidential election.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions curbs asylum for immigrant victims of violence

June 12, 2018 7:45 am

Monday's decision marks Sessions' latest effort to greatly restrict immigration. Cracking down on illegal immigration and tightening legal immigration were major themes of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Parents, children entering US illegally will be separated, says US Attorney Jeff Sessions

May 08, 2018 8:59 am

"If you are smuggling a child then we will prosecute you, and that child will be separated from you as required by law," Time magazine quoted Jeff Sessions as saying.

Sessions: No new special counsel yet for Republican concerns

March 30, 2018 8:26 am

Sessions' referral of the allegations to the inspector general enraged President Donald Trump, who said Sessions should have ordered his own investigation.


'Protect Mueller's Russia probe': Hundreds protest on US streets

November 11, 2018 6:54 am

The demonstrators gathered in New York's Times Square and shouted slogans including "Hands off Mueller'' and "Nobody's above the law''.