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Jeff Sessions resigns as Attorney General, Matthew Whitaker is replacement

WASHINGTON D.C.: Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned from his position at the Department of Justice, ending a tenure bruised and battered by humiliations.  President Trump announced the resignation on Twitter thanking him for his service. The President also announcing that chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker will take over as acting Attorney General. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1060256623439110146 Trump has ...

Attorney General Loretta Lynch removes herself from SCOTUS consideration

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2016 – U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch asked to be removed from consideration to be the next Supreme Court Justice. DOJ spokeswoman Melanie Newman made the announcement in a statement early Tuesday. “The attorney general determined that the limitations inherent in the nomination process would curtail her effectiveness in her current role.” ...