Tag Archives: Attorney General

Sessions Praises Far-Right Firebrand David Horowitz During Confirmation Hearing By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Far-right activist David Horowitz said of Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing for Attorney General, “You will see a witch-hunt worse than anything McCarthy did directed by Democrats...
Sessions Backs Down On Support For Waterboarding, Muslim Ban By
(REPORT) — Jeff Sessions, a far-right senator from Alabama and Donald Trump’s choice for attorney general, the country’s top lawyer, said waterboarding was unlawful at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Sessions, who has expressed support for waterboarding...
Meet The Candidate For Attorney General Who’s Hunted Quail With Corporate Donors By
While Donald Trump was running for the White House, he bashed politicians who courted the billionaire Koch brothers as “puppets” and vowed to “drain the swamp” in Washington by squelching cozy relationships between lobbyists and elected officials. Take,...
Obama Calls Delay Of His Attorney General Nominee ‘Crazy’ By
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. WASHINGTON  — President Barack Obama on Friday said it was “crazy” and “embarrassing” the way the Republican-led Senate has...
Drone Lawyer: Kill A 16 Year-Old, Get A Promotion By
If you think that as a United States citizen you’re entitled to a trial by jury before the government can decide to kill you–– you’re wrong. During his stint as a lawyer at the Department of Justice, David Barron was able to manipulate constitutional law so as to...
Judge Rules Exxon Must Face Criminal Charges Fracking Waste Spill By
Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiary XTO Energy will have to face criminal charges for allegedly dumping tens of thousands of gallons of hydraulic fracturing waste at a Marcellus Shale drilling site in 2010, according to a Pennsylvania judge’s ruling on Thursday. Following...