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Julia Edwards Ainsley

Trump administration goes on attack against leakers, journalists

Aug 04 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, taking up an issue that has infuriated Republican President Donald Trump, went on the attack against leaks on Friday, warning of a possible crackdown both on reporters and their sources inside the federal government. | Video

Trump administration goes on the attack against leaks

Aug 04 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, taking up an issue that has infuriated President Donald Trump, went on the attack against a "culture of leaking" on Friday, saying such leaks were hampering the government's ability to protect the country.

Rights groups assail Justice Department over college race probe

Aug 02 2017

WASHINGTON Civil rights groups slammed the Trump administration on Wednesday over a U.S. Justice Department plan to probe whether colleges' racial-preference admissions programs discriminate against white and Asian-American applicants.

Wray confirmed by U.S. Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

Aug 01 2017

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency's previous director, James Comey, was fired by President Donald Trump. | Video

Wray confirmed by Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

Aug 01 2017

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency's previous director, James Comey, was fired by President Donald Trump. | Video

Wray confirmed by U.S. Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

Aug 01 2017

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency's previous director, James Comey, was fired by President Donald Trump.

Drug enforcement chief criticizes Trump in email to agents

Aug 01 2017

WASHINGTON The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's acting director criticized President Donald Trump for telling law enforcement officers not to be "too nice" to suspects, urging DEA agents to show "respect and compassion" and saying he felt compelled to speak out when "something is wrong."

Republican lawmakers rally around Sessions as Trump intensifies pressure

Jul 26 2017

WASHINGTON Top Republican lawmakers rallied to the defense of Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as allies of the attorney general said President Donald Trump appeared to be trying to pressure him to quit by repeatedly criticizing him on Twitter and in interviews. | Video

Republican lawmakers rally around Sessions as Trump intensifies pressure

Jul 25 2017

WASHINGTON Top Republican lawmakers rallied to the defense of Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as allies of the attorney general said President Donald Trump appeared to be trying to pressure him to quit by repeatedly criticizing him on Twitter and in interviews.

U.S. investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russia probe: sources

Jul 22 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. investigators examining money laundering accusations against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort hope to push him to cooperate with their probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia, two sources with direct knowledge of the investigation said.

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