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Exclusive – Rand Paul: Next A.G. Must Defend Individual Liberty from Power-Hungry Deep State

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) offered his thoughts on who should replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an interview with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House. “I think your cabinet needs to have people in it who agree with you,” Paul said when asked if he was happy about Sessions’ departure. “I think for a long time Jeff Sessions […]

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Justice Department Explains Why Whitaker Appointment Is Legal; Maryland Sues

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is defending the legality of President Donald Trump’s appointing Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, showing the president’s decision is consistent with the Constitution, federal law, and Supreme Court precedent, as the State of Maryland seeks a court order ousting Whitaker. Assistant Attorney General Steven Engel, […]

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DOJ Releases Legal Opinion Defending Matthew Whitaker Serving as Acting A.G.

The Justice Department released a legal opinion Wednesday outlining why Matthew Whitaker can legally serve as the interim Attorney General. President Donald Trump appointed Whitaker following the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Wednesday.  From The Wall Street Journal:  The Justice Department argues Mr. Whitaker’s appointment was lawful under a statute called the Vacancies Reform Act, according to […]

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Report: Trump Planning to Remove Kirstjen Nielsen as DHS Secretary

President Trump is planning to remove Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, potentially in the coming weeks, a new report claims. According to sources who spoke with the Washington Post, Trump has told his closest advisers that he will remove Nielsen from DHS, canceling a border trip scheduled for this week with the former George W. Bush official. […]

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Exclusive–Heather Mac Donald: ‘Nobody More Essential to Carrying Out Trump’s Promises than Jeff Sessions’

Heather Mac Donald — the New York Times bestselling author, Manhattan Institute fellow, and City Journal contributing editor — says there was “nobody more essential to carrying out” President Trump’s “America First” agenda than former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. In an interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Daily, Mac Donald told Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow that Sessions was […]

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Watch: McKinnon’s Jeff Sessions Leaves AG’s Office in SNL Cold Open

On this weekend’s broadcast of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” show cast member Kate McKinnon got at least one more chance to showcase her Jeff Sessions impersonation. Sessions resigned from the attorney general post of the Trump administration’s Department of Justice earlier this week. McKinnon’s Sessions was forced to relinquish his White House badge to Aidy […]

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Jeff Sessions: ‘Man of Honor and Achievement’

President Donald Trump’s forced exit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a huge loss for Trump’s populist agenda, says Heather Mac Donald, a writer for the free-market Manhattan Institute. “Trump won the presidency by promising to restore the rule of immigration law after decades of bipartisan neglect,” said Mac Donald: Sessions, serving as a senator […]

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Todd: Trump ‘Stuck’ with Christie as Next AG; Sessions Firing Because of ‘Panic’ Over House Loss

Friday on PBS’s “Washington Week,” NBC’s “Meet the Press” moderator predicted that President Donald Trump would be “stuck” with former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) to fill the U.S. Attorney General void left behind from Jeff Sessions’ resignation earlier this week. Todd speculated the options were limited for Trump given the Department of Justice’s special counsel […]

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Short List: 8 Potential ‘America First’ Candidates for Attorney General

As former Attorney General Jeff Sessions departed the Department of Justice (DOJ), a short list of potential replacements has surfaced in Washington, D.C. Below, Breitbart News has compiled eight “America First” candidates for Attorney General. Kris Kobach Currently, Kobach is serving the last couple of months as Kansas’s Secretary of State. Kobach previously served as […]