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Jeff Sessions Once Asked Sally Yates If She Would Say No to an 'Unlawful' Request From the President

Donald Trump has fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates for instructing the Department of Justice not to implement the Muslim immigration and refugee ban that has divided families and wreaked havoc at American airports this week. His action is deeply chilling, as it’s literally the attorney general’s job to push…

Jeff Sessions Once Went To Court to Try to Stop an LGBT Conference From Happening on a College Campus

Your new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, once deemed too racist to become a federal judge, is also a longtime foe of LGBT people. That’s something he has in common with many of President-elect Donald Trump’s appointees, but the lengths to which he’s gone to make gay people miserable is really quite special. As CNN…

Sen. Jeff Sessions, Once Deemed Too Racist to Become a Federal Judge, Will Be Trump's Attorney General 

Several news outlets are reporting that Donald Trump has selected Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be his Attorney General. Sessions was denied a federal judgeship in the ‘80s after testimony during his confirmation hearings revealed that he’d allegedly made racist remarks to black colleagues. These days, he tweets…

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Sources say President Barack Obama is expected to name Sally Quillian Yates as his nominee for deputy attorney general. Yates is the current US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (the first female US attorney in Atlanta) and has served as vice chair on Attorney General Eric Holder's advisory committee. If…