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Sessions Says He’ll Stay as Attorney General Despite Trump Criticism

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will continue in his job “as long as that is appropriate,” a day after President Donald Trump harshly criticized his decision to recuse himself from the investigation into Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election. In an Oval Office interview Wednesday, Trump told The New York Times he never would have appointed Sessions to head the Justice Department if he had known the former Alabama senator would step back from the Russia probe.  “Sessions should have never recused himself, and if he was going…

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Trump orders target cartels, crime as attorney general sworn in

Top Stories WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump used the swearing-in ceremony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday to sign three executive orders, including ones targeting transnational drug cartels and those who commit crimes against law enforcement. Trump orders target cartels, crime as attorney general sworn in

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