Tag: Jeff Sessions

Is Our Attorney General a Crook?

I see here that the U.S. Senate confirmed Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III at Attorney General on February 8th in a very contentious and narrow 52-47 vote. Every Republican voted for him and every Democrat voted against. I see here that…

Will Rod Rosenstein Keep His Promises?

Rod Rosenstein was only confirmed as deputy attorney general a little over two weeks ago, on Tuesday April 25th, 2017. The vote in the Senate was 94-6, with the only opposition coming from Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Catherine…

Dienstleiters for the Gleichschaltung

The Trump administration isn’t really running the government, but they are trying to keep their eyes on it: The political appointee charged with keeping watch over Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and his aides has offered unsolicited advice so…

Sessions and the September 8th Meeting

Now that we know that Jeff Sessions met with the Russian ambassador in his private Senate office on Thursday, September 8th, 2016, we need to try to put that time period in some context so we can assess the plausibility…

The Right Wants No Dissent

Republican lawmakers are less fond of public protest now that it’s not the Tea Party doing the protesting. In Arizona, the Senate just passed a bill that would “would open up protests to anti-racketeering legislation, targeting protesters with the same…