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Attorney General Sessions questioned in Russia probe by special counsel’s office

January 23, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

President Donald Trump’s attorney general, Jeff Sessions, has been questioned by the special counsel’s office in its probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. Robert Mueller’s office questioned Sessions for several hours last week. It was the first […]

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Sessions pushes back on proposed House surveillance reform

October 20, 2017

Via: FCW

Congress is considering changes to the way domestic law enforcement agencies access surveillance data collected by America’s spy agencies. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told lawmakers on Oct. 18 that the administration was “open” to some reform of the Foreign Intelligence […]

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Jeff Sessions Claimed He Never Met Foreign Officials on a Key Security Form

July 14, 2017

Via: Government Executive

In response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, the Justice Department released Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s SF-86 security-clearance form Thursday that shows he denied having any contact with foreign governments or their representatives “in the past seven (7) years.” […]

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President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey over Clinton e-mail probe

May 10, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

FBI Director James Comey was fired Tuesday by President Donald Trump over his handling for the Hillary Clinton e-mail scandal. A search has begun to replace Comey, who was appointed to the position by President Barack Obama in 2013. “The […]