The United States Attorney General (A.G.) is the head of the United States Department of Justice per 28 U.S.C. § 503, concerned with legal affairs, and is the chief lawyer of the United States government. Also in cases of the federal death penalty, the power to seek the death penalty rests with the Attorney General.
2 days ago ... Jeff Sessions was sworn in as the 84th Attorney General of the United States on February 9, 2017 by Michael R. Pence. President Donald J. Trump announced his intention to nominate Mr. Sessions on November 18, 2016. LEARN MORE ...
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2 days ago ... Jeff Sessions was sworn in as the 84th Attorney General of the United States on February 9, 2017 by Michael R. Pence. President Donald J. Trump announced his intention to nominate Mr. Sessions on November 18, 2016. Prior to becoming Attorney General, Mr. Sessions served as a United States Senator ...
Oct 28, 2017 ... Boente's tenure as acting attorney general ended when the Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general on Feb. 8. Boente, 63, began his career at the Department of Justice in 1984 as a part of the tax division, and went on to serve as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana in ...
Oct 12, 2017 ... U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday the policies that allow immigrants to seek asylum in the United States were broken and subject to " rampant abuse and fraud."
Oct 12, 2017 ... The U.S. Justice Department singled out four cities and a county on Thursday for allegedly having so-called "sanctuary policies" that may violate a federal law that says local governments cannot limit information sharing with U.S. immigration officials.
Nov 2, 2017 ... Top Democrats have said that Sessions lied under oath when he said he knew nothing about ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Sources close to Sessions say the attorney general forgot a relevant meeting.
2 days ago ... U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Friday the Justice Department "will take seriously concerns that have been expressed" about bias within the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but defended the agency against suggestions it was dysfunctional.