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Jeff Sessions has been quoted 464 times. The one recent article where Jeff Sessions has been quoted is Sessions Visits a Sanctuary City, Tells It to Stop. Most recently, Jeff Sessions was quoted as having said, “But authorities in Oregon refused.”.
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Sep 05 2017 - Immigration

Such an open-ended circumvention of immigration laws, was an unconstitutional exercise of authority by the executive branch. We have inherited from our founders, and have advanced, an unsurpassed legal heritage. [This] is the foundation of our freedom, our safety and our prosperity.feedback

Sep 05 2017 - Department of Homeland Security

If we were to keep the Obama Administration's executive amnesty policy, the likeliest outcome is that it would be enjoined.feedback

Sep 05 2017 - Immigration

The effect of this unilateral executive amnesty, among other things, contributed to a surge of minors at the southern border that yielded terrible humanitarian consequences. It also denied jobs to hundreds of thousands of Americans by allowing those same illegal aliens to take those jobs.feedback

Sep 05 2017 - DACA

We are a people of compassion and we are a people of law. But there is nothing compassionate about the failure to enforce immigration laws. The compassionate thing is to end the lawlessness, enforce our laws, and, if Congress chooses to make changes to those laws, to do so through the process set forth by our Founders in a way that advances the interest of the nation.feedback

Sep 05 2017 - DACA

We can't promise people who are here unlawfully that they're not going to be deported.feedback

Sep 05 2017 - Immigration

Enforcing the law saves lives, protects communities and taxpayers, and prevents human suffering. Failure to enforce the laws in the past has put our nation at risk of crime, violence and even terrorism.feedback

Sep 05 2017 - Immigration

There is nothing compassionate about the failure to enforce immigration laws.feedback

Sep 04 2017

We respect the important role that the press plays and will give them respect, but it is not unlimited. They cannot place lives at risk with impunity.feedback

Aug 31 2017 - Immigration

I like it that our states and localities are holding the federal government to account, expecting us to do what is our responsibility to the state and locals, and that is to enforce the law.feedback

Aug 28 2017 - Trump Presidency

Those restrictions went too far. We will not put superficial concerns above public safety.feedback

Aug 16 2017

In Chicago, I suggest the so-called sanctuary policies are one sad example of that.feedback

Aug 16 2017

But we cannot continue giving federal taxpayer money to cities that actively undermine the safety and efficacy of federal law enforcement and actively frustrate efforts to reduce crime in their cities. So if voters in Chicago are concerned about losing federal grant money: Call your mayor.feedback

Aug 16 2017

Americans – all Americans – have a right to full and equal protection under law. No one understands this better than the Cuban Americans here in Miami-Dade. . . . They understand that no single person – whether a dictator or a mayor – should determine whose rights are protected and whose are not.feedback

Aug 16 2017

Every year, too many Americans lives are victimized as a result of sanctuary city policies whether it be theft, robbery, drugs, assault, battery, and even murder. We want to do everything we can to help state and local law enforcement, which is why we have federal grants to cities designed to aid in crime reduction.feedback

Aug 16 2017

We are working it intensely on the assumption that we may well want to prosecute it under one of those theories or whatever theory that we would find. We're also working with the state and local authorities who clearly have jurisdiction too, and often they're the ones that have the best charge.feedback

Aug 16 2017

Miami-Dade is now in full compliance. It means more money for crime fighting, and it means we are partners in keeping everyone here safe.feedback

Aug 16 2017

The same Independence Day weekend when Chicago suffered more than 100 shootings and 15 homicides, Miami-Dade also had a historic number of shooting deaths: Zero.feedback

Aug 15 2017 - Marijuana

Dosages can be constructed in a way that might be beneficial, I acknowledge that, but if you smoke marijuana, for example, where you have no idea how much THC you're getting, it's probably not a good way to administer a medicinal amount. So forgive me if I'm a bit dubious about that.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - Trump Presidency

There's no bigger case right now that we're working on. Every resource that's needed will be dedicated to it.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - Ku Klux Klan

I thought it was a pretty good statement delivered just a few hours after the event. The next day – yesterday – they explicitly called out the Nazis and the KKK by name.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - Trump Presidency

We're going to protect the right to assemble and march and we're going to prosecute anybody to the fullest extent of the law that violates the right to do so, you can be sure about that. We've had violence around the country in any number of ways over decades. We've had these spasms of violence that are unacceptable in America. He did say he wasn't just talking about Donald Trump or Barack Obama – he said these problems have been going on for a long time.feedback

Aug 14 2017

His initial statement on this roundly and unequivocally condemned hatred and violence and bigotry. He called on our people to work together in community and love and affection and not in hatred and violence.feedback

Aug 14 2017

I believe in the president's agenda. I believe in his leadership. He has a right to scold his cabinet members if he's not happy with them. And he has a right to have people in his cabinet that he believes will serve his agenda … I look forward to meeting with him today and talking about the issues that face us right now. And I appreciate the opportunity to serve in his administration.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - Human Rights

Heather Heyer was out protesting racism and bigotry. She has a right to do that. This individual had no right to drive a car into them and kill people, killing her and injuring others, some of them very seriously. This is absolutely unacceptable … The president has directed us to get after it. Our FBI people are working on it assiduously. Our United States attorneys and civil rights division are focused on it. Justice will be done. We are coming after these people … It cannot be tolerated in America.feedback

Aug 08 2017 - Trump Presidency

I have this warning for would-be leakers: Don't do it!feedback

Aug 08 2017

The mayor complains that the federal government's focus on enforcing the law would require a 'reordering of law enforcement practice in Chicago'. But that's just what Chicago needs: a recommitment to the rule of law and to policies that rollback the culture of lawlessness that has beset the city.feedback

Aug 07 2017

By forcing police to go into more dangerous situations to rearrest the same criminals, these policies endanger law enforcement officers more than anyone.feedback

Aug 06 2017

We will not allow rogue anonymous sources with security clearances to sell out our country any longer.feedback

Aug 06 2017

They cannot place lives at risk with impunity.feedback

Aug 04 2017 - Trump Presidency

It is here, on this sliver of land, where we first take our stand. This is a new era. This is the Trump era.feedback

Aug 04 2017

We are taking a stand. This culture of leaking must stop.feedback

Aug 04 2017 - Trump Presidency

No government can be effective when its leaders cannot discuss sensitive matters in confidence or to talk freely in confidence with foreign leaders.feedback

Aug 04 2017

The president has every right to ask the Department of Justice to be more aggressive in that and we intend to.feedback

Aug 03 2017 - Immigration

By protecting criminals from immigration enforcement, cities and states with so-called 'sanctuary' policies make all of us less safe.feedback

Aug 01 2017

All it takes is one bad officer, to destroy the reputations of so many who work day in and day out to build relationships in these communities and serve with honor and distinction.feedback

Aug 01 2017 - Democratic Party

It is not the role of the Attorney General to unilaterally undermine the will of Oregon voters.feedback

Jul 31 2017

You just have to be vigilant.feedback

Jul 31 2017 - Deportation

It troubles me that we've seen district attorneys openly brag about not charging cases appropriately under the laws of our country.feedback

Jul 30 2017

I'm not aware of any of those activities. I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign, and I did not have communications with the Russians.feedback

Jul 30 2017

A fresh start is needed at the leadership of the FBI.feedback

Jul 30 2017

Welcome to my home town. The American people – these people – want somebody in the presidency who stands up for them.feedback

Jul 30 2017 - Trump Presidency

I have recused myself from matters that deal with the Trump campaign.feedback

Jul 30 2017

We share such a common interest there. I'm confident I made the right decision, a decision that's consistent for the rule of law. An attorney general who doesn't follow the law is not very effective in leading the Department of Justice.feedback

Jul 30 2017

I serve at the pleasure of the president. If he wants to make a change, he can certainly do so, and I would be glad to yield in that circumstance, no doubt about it.feedback

Jul 28 2017

He is determined to move this country in the direction that he believes it needs to go to make it great again.feedback

Jul 27 2017 - Trump Presidency

If he wants to make a change, he has every right. I serve at the pleasure of the president. I've understood that from the day I took the job.feedback

Jul 26 2017

This is what the American people should be able to expect from their cities and states. And these long overdue requirements will help us take down MS-13 and other violent transnational gangs, and make our country safer.feedback

Jul 24 2017 - Immigration

Some jurisdictions in this country refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and turn over illegal aliens who commit crimes – even MS-13 gang members. These policies are often called 'sanctuary' policies. But they are giving sanctuary not to their law-abiding residents; they are giving sanctuary to criminals.feedback

Jul 22 2017

The suggestion that I participated in any collusion or that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country, which I have served with honour for over 35 years, or to undermine the integrity of our democratic process, is an appalling and detestable lie.feedback

Jul 21 2017

That since I had involvement with the campaign, I should not be involved in any campaign investigation.feedback

Jul 20 2017

I'm totally confident that we can continue to run this office in an effective way.feedback

Jul 20 2017

We know of several Americans who were killed by drugs on AlphaBay. One victim was just 18 years old when in February she overdosed on a powerful synthetic opioid which she had bought on AlphaBay.feedback

Jul 20 2017

I do not recall any conversations with any Russian official at the Mayflower Hotel.feedback

Jul 20 2017

This is likely one of the most important criminal investigations of this entire year, I have no doubt about that. Most of this activity was for illegal drugs, pouring fuel on the fire of the national illegal drug epidemic.feedback

Jul 19 2017

It weakens the criminal organizations when you take their money, and it strengthens our law enforcement when we can share it together and use it to further our effort against crime. They're not challenging it because usually this was drug money, they know it's drug money, and they have no basis to contest the forfeitures.feedback

Jul 19 2017 - Trump Presidency

President Trump has directed this Department of Justice to reduce crime in this country, and we will use every lawful tool that we have to do that. We will continue to encourage civil-asset forfeiture whenever appropriate in order to hit organized crime in the wallet.feedback

Jul 19 2017

Civil asset forfeiture is a key tool that helps law enforcement defund organized crime, take back ill-gotten gains and prevent new crimes from being committed, and it weakens the criminals and the cartels.feedback

Jul 19 2017

We need to send a clear message that crime does not pay. With this new policy, the American people can be confident knowing we are following the law and taking action to defund criminals, while at the same time protecting the rights of American citizens.feedback

Jul 17 2017

We hope to issue this week a new directive on asset forfeiture–especially for drug traffickers. With care and professionalism, we plan to develop policies to increase forfeitures. No criminal should be allowed to keep the proceeds of their crime.feedback

Jul 17 2017

Taking and seizing and forfeiting, through a government judicial process, illegal gains from criminal enterprises is not wrong.feedback

Jul 14 2017 - Supreme Court

Once again, we are faced with a situation in which a single federal district court has undertaken by a nationwide injunction to micromanage decisions of the co-equal executive branch related to our national security. By this decision, the district court has improperly substituted its policy preferences for the national security judgments of the executive branch in a time of grave threats.feedback

Jul 13 2017

The guidance will also help agencies follow the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Congress enacted RFRA so that, if the federal government imposes a burden on somebody's religious practice, it had better have a compelling reason.feedback

Jul 13 2017

Since he was elected, President Trump has been an unwavering defender of religious liberty. The president has also directed me to issue guidance on how to apply federal religious liberty protections. The department is finalizing this guidance, and I will soon issue it.feedback

Jul 13 2017

They seem oblivious to the disastrous consequences of their greed. Their actions not only enrich themselves, often at the expense of taxpayers, but also feed addictions and cause addictions to start.feedback

Jul 13 2017

This problem is compounded by the fact that our country is in the midst of the deadliest drug crisis in our history.feedback

Jul 13 2017

This event again highlights the enormity of the fraud challenge we face.feedback

Jul 12 2017

It is not enough that dangerous drugs are illegal. We have to create a cultural climate that is hostile to drug abuse.feedback

Jul 12 2017

D.A.R.E. is, I think, as I indicated, the best remembered anti-drug program today. In recent years, people have not paid much attention to that message, but they are ready to hear it again. We know it worked before and we can make it work again.feedback

Jul 12 2017 - Immigration

These jurisdictions are protecting criminals rather than their law-abiding residents.feedback

Jul 12 2017 - Terrorism

As you all know, we have a multi-front battle in front of us right now: an increase in violent crime, vicious gangs, an opioid epidemic, threats from terrorism and human traffickers.feedback

Jul 11 2017

The Department of Justice has the responsibility to ensure that our drug laws are being enforced and to protect the American people. Part of that mission is holding drug manufacturers accountable for their actions. Mallinckrodt's actions and omissions formed a link in the chain of supply that resulted in millions of oxycodone pills being sold on the street.feedback

Jul 07 2017

By now, we should have worked through all the legal complications that the Obama administration seemed to allow to linger and never get decided, so nothing ever happened. In general, I don't think we're better off bringing these people to federal court in New York and trying them in federal court where they get discovery rights to find out our intelligence, and get court-appointed lawyers and things of that nature.feedback

Jul 07 2017

We've spent a lot of money fixing it up. And I'm inclined to the view that it remains a perfectly acceptable place. And I think the fact is that a lot of the criticisms have just been totally exaggerated.feedback

Jul 05 2017

She will be remembered for her years of service and for the example of selflessness that she set protecting people on our streets.feedback

Jul 05 2017

Sadly, it is the latest in a troubling series of attacks on police officers over the past two years. These attacks must stop.feedback

Jun 30 2017 - Deportation

The police have been demoralized in many ways. In many ways, the policies in Chicago have not been working. Murders are way, way too high. It is critical for the people of Chicago's public safety that we begin to work together here and deport violent criminals that have been convicted. They need to not be a sanctuary city, they need to be protecting the people of Chicago from violent criminals.feedback

Jun 29 2017 - Immigration

She would still be alive today if only the city of San Francisco had put the public's safety first. How many more Americans must die before we put an end to this madness?feedback

Jun 23 2017 - Immigration

President Trump has made a commitment to keep America safe and to ensure cooperation with federal immigration laws.feedback

Jun 21 2017 - Terrorism

Any attack on someone who serves and protects our citizens will be investigated and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.feedback

Jun 21 2017

Drug trafficking is an inherently violent business. If you want to collect a drug debt, you can't, and don't, file a lawsuit in court. You collect it by the barrel of a gun.feedback

Jun 21 2017

Federal drug offenders include major drug traffickers, gang members, importers, manufacturers and international drug cartel members.feedback

Jun 21 2017

It would be unwise for Congress to restrict the discretion of the Department to fund particular prosecutions.feedback

Jun 20 2017 - Trump administration

Turning back the recent troubling increase of violence crime in our country is a top priority of the Department of Justice and the Trump administration as we work to fulfill the president's promise to make America safe again. Our nation's violent-crime rate is rising. In many of our urban areas, this increase is staggering.feedback

Jun 20 2017

This program will help communities suffering from serious violent crime problems to build up their capacity to fight back.feedback

Jun 20 2017

We will make America and every American neighborhood safe again.feedback

Jun 20 2017

We have a duty to make sure our country does not abandon all the progress we have made against crime over the past few decades. For many of our fellow citizens, this is literally a matter of life and death.feedback

Jun 17 2017

If they come as undocumented minors, the federal government transports them wherever in the interior they say they'd like to go. The bad guys know how this system works, and they have exploited it.feedback

Jun 15 2017 - Russia

I'm not claiming executive privilege, because that's the president's power, and I have no power to claim executive privilege. There are also other privileges that could be invoked.feedback

Jun 15 2017

I'm protecting the president's constitutional right by not giving it away before he has a chance to view it and weigh it.feedback

Jun 14 2017

I think he's incorrect.feedback

Jun 14 2017

I knew Jim Comey could handle himself well.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I don't recall that, senator. Certainly I can assure you nothing improper if I had a conversation with him. It's conceivable, but I don't remember it.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I don't recall any such conversations. I'm not sure I understood your question. Maybe I better listen again.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I don't have any information that he had done so.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I don't recall him ever having such a conversation.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I was not active in the platform committee and did not participate in that, and I don't think I had direct involvement.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I don't know. ... There may have been some published accounts of Mr. Page talking with Russians. I'm not sure. I don't recall.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - American politics

I don't recall it, but I have to tell you, I cannot testify to what was said as we were standing at the Republican convention before the podium where we spoke.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I never watched the debate, if it occurred, on the platform committee. I think it did. So I don't recall that, senator. I'd have to think about that.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I did not remember that, but I understand he was there. So I don't doubt that he was. I believe that representations are correct. I recently saw a video of him coming into the room.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I guess I can say that I possibly had a meeting, but I still do not recall it. I did not in any way fail to record something in my testimony or in my subsequent letter intentionally false.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I don't recall that – at this moment. I don't recall whether that was discussed or not. I don't recall that being discussed. We may have discussed that. I just don't have a real recall of the meeting. I was not making a report about it to anyone. I just was basically willing to meet and see what he discussed.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I have never met with or had any conversation with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election in the United States. Further I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign. The suggestion that I participated in any collusion, that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country, which I have served with honor for 35 years, or to undermine the integrity of our democratic process is an appalling and detestable lie.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Trump Presidency

I did not have any private meetings nor do I recall any conversations with any Russian officials at the Mayflower Hotel. I do not have any recollection of meeting or talking to the Russian ambassador or any other Russian officials. If any brief interaction occurred in passing with the Russian ambassador during that session, I do not remember it.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

I am not stonewalling. I am following the historic policies of the Department of Justice.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations. Why don't you tell me? There are none, Sen. Wyden, there are none. I have confidence in Mr. Mueller.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Democratic Party

This is secret innuendo being leaked out about me and I don't appreciate it. My judgement is that it would be inappropriate for me to reveal private conversations with the president.feedback

Jun 13 2017

Why don't you tell me? There are none. There are none, Senator Wyden. I can tell you that for absolute certainty.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Trump Presidency

I felt he was so long in the department, a former deputy attorney general ... knew those policies probably a good deal better than I did.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Trump Presidency

I have known Mr. Mueller over the years. He served 12 years as FBI director. I knew him before that. And I have confidence in Mr. Mueller.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Trump Presidency

I am not going to discuss any hypotheticals or what might be a factual situation in the future that I'm not aware of today, because I know nothing about the investigation and fully recuse myself.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

I guess I'll just have to let his words speak for themselves. I'm not sure what was in his mind specifically. As such, I have no knowledge about this investigation, as it is ongoing today, beyond what has been publicly reported. I don't even read that carefully. And I have taken no action whatsoever with regard to any such investigation. I do not. I don't know, Sen. Rubio, probably so.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

I am protecting the right of the president to assert if it he chooses and there may be other privileges that may apply.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

Many have suggested that my recusal is because I felt I was a subject of the investigation myself, that I may have done something wrong.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Trump Presidency

We met a couple of times. Frankly, we never functioned as a coherent team.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Trump Presidency

Let me state this clearly: I have never met with or had any conversations with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election. Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign.feedback

Jun 13 2017

It's longstanding policy in the Department of Justice not to comment on conversations that the attorney general has had with the president of the United States for confidential reasons that really are founded in the co-equal branch powers of the Constitution of the United States.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I have not met any Russians at any time to discuss any political campaign. And those remarks are unbelievable to me and are false.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I cannot answer that. That is correct.feedback

Jun 13 2017

Please colleagues, hear me on this.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

Why don't you tell me? There are none, Sen. Wyden, there are none.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

He didn't recall this, but I responded to his comment by agreeing that the FBI and Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policy regarding appropriate contacts with the White House.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Marijuana

I think medical marijuana has been hyped, maybe too much.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Marijuana

I believe it would be unwise for Congress to restrict the discretion of the Department to fund particular prosecutions, particularly in the midst of an historic drug epidemic and potentially long-term uptick in violent crime. The Department must be in a position to use all laws available to combat the transnational drug organizations and dangerous drug traffickers who threaten American lives.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I do recall being one of the last ones to leave, I don't know how that occurred. I eventually left.feedback

Jun 13 2017

It "became clear to me over time that I qualified as a principal adviser to the campaign and it was appropriate and right for me to recuse myself.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

He "should not be involved in investigating a campaign I had a role in.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - United Nations

You have given us a tutorial on reconstruction and renovation and construction in big projects. I hope people were listening, and I think the main point is you have got to know what you are doing in this city and this kind of construction project or you can be taken to the cleaners. Your contributions are going to help us save money, and I believe help us have a better U.N. building, and you would not have said that if you did not believe in the institution and want it to be better.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I have never met with or had any conversation with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any kind of interference in any campaign in the United States. I have no knowledge of any conversations held along those lines by anybody in the Trump campaign. I was your colleague in this body for 20 years, and the suggestion that I participated in any collusion or that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country, which I have served with honor for over 35 years, or to undermine the integrity of our democratic process, is an appalling and detestable lie.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I'm not sure what was in his mind explicitly when we talked to him.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

And I agreed with him, essentially, that there are rules on private conversations with the president. But there's not a prohibition.feedback

Jun 13 2017

I would say I believe it has been made public that the president asked us our opinion and it was given and he asked us to put that in writing. I don't know how much more he said than that. But he talked about it.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

Well, we talked about it. The policy is based .feedback

Jun 13 2017

The policy is based on the principle that the president ….feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

I am protecting the right of the president to assert it if he chooses.feedback

Jun 13 2017

That is a communication in the White House that I would not comment on. I do recall being one of the last ones to leave. I don't know how that occurred.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Trump Presidency

He asked me a rambling question that included dramatic new allegations that the United States intelligence community had advised President-elect Trump that 'there was a continuing exchange of information during the campaign between Trump's surrogates and intermediaries for the Russian government'. I was taken aback by these explosive allegations, which he said were being reported in breaking news that day. I wanted to refute immediately any suggestion that I was a part of such an activity.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Russia

More than once, as we walked the streets of New York, I felt I was in the presence of someone coming fully alive for the very first time.feedback

Jun 12 2017 - Trump Presidency

The Executive Branch is entrusted with the responsibility to keep the country safe under Article II of the Constitution. Unfortunately, this injunction prevents the President from fully carrying out his Article II duties and has a chilling effect on security operations overall.feedback

Jun 12 2017

Are so thrilled that we have a new idea that we're going to support them.feedback

Jun 12 2017

If an attorney general is asked to do something that's plainly unlawful, that person would have to resign ultimately before agreeing to execute a policy that the attorney general believes would be unlawful or unconstitutional.feedback

Jun 12 2017

It's an honor to be able to serve you.feedback

Jun 10 2017 - Russia

It is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum.feedback

Jun 09 2017 - Russia

In retrospect, I should have slowed down and said, But I did meet one Russian official a couple of times, and that would be the ambassador.feedback

Jun 09 2017 - Volkswagen scandal

It has come to my attention that certain previous settlement agreements involving the department included payments to various nongovernmental, third-party organizations as a condition of settlement with the United States. These third-party organizations were neither victims nor parties to the lawsuits. The department will no longer engage in this practice.feedback

Jun 08 2017

We are going to meet our responsibility to enforce the law with judgment and fairness.feedback

Jun 08 2017 - Trump Presidency

We need to be smart, vigilant and tough. We need the courts to give us back our rights.feedback

Jun 07 2017

He had an absolute duty, in my opinion, 11 days or not, to come forward with the new information that he has and let the American people know that, too.feedback

Jun 07 2017

When the federal government settles a case against a corporate wrongdoer, any settlement funds should go first to the victims and then to the American people - not to bankroll third-party special interest groups or the political friends of whoever is in power.feedback

Jun 02 2017

We know that drugs and crime go hand-in-hand. Drug trafficking is an inherently violent business. If you want to collect a drug debt, you can't file a lawsuit in court. You collect it by the barrel of a gun.feedback

Jun 01 2017

Senator Franken, I'm not aware of any of those activities. I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I did not have communications with the Russians, and I'm unable to comment on it.feedback

Jun 01 2017 - Trump Presidency

In retrospect, I should have slowed down and said, But I did meet one Russian official a couple of times, and that would be the ambassador. I never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign. And the idea that I was part of a quote, continuing exchange of information' during the campaign between Trump surrogates and intermediaries for the Russian government is totally false. I don't recall having met him.feedback

Jun 01 2017 - Trump Presidency

It's possible – I'm on the Armed Services Committee and things happen, but I don't recall having met him before those two meetings.feedback

May 26 2017 - Supreme Court

This Department of Justice will continue to vigorously defend the power and duty of the executive branch to protect the people of this country from danger.feedback

May 25 2017 - Human Rights

I deeply understand the history of civil rights and the horrendous impact that relentless and systemic discrimination and the denial of voting rights has had on our African-American brothers and sisters. I have witnessed it. I understand the demands for justice and fairness made by the L.G.B.T. community. I understand the lifelong scars born by women who are victims of assault and abuse.feedback

May 23 2017

The Department of Justice is dedicated to advancing the safety, the security, and the rights of all Americans–and the FY 2018 budget reflects the president's commitment to keep America safe. One of the Justice Department's top priorities is to protect the United States from threats to our national security both foreign and domestic. The department will enforce our laws and put criminals behind bars.feedback

May 23 2017 - Immigration

This is the Trump era. Progress is being made daily, and it will continue. This will be the Administration that fully enforces our nation's immigration laws.feedback

May 22 2017 - Immigration

While the Executive Order's definition of 'sanctuary jurisdiction' is narrow, nothing in the Executive Order limits the Department's ability to point out ways that state and local jurisdictions are undermining our lawful system of immigration or to take enforcement action where state or local practices violate federal laws, regulations, or grant conditions.feedback

May 22 2017 - Immigration

Going forward, the department, where authorized, may seek to tailor grants to promote a lawful system of immigration.feedback

May 19 2017

We've already begun to step up our efforts and whenever a case can be made, we will seek to put some people in jail.feedback

May 18 2017

The office of the attorney general of the United States is not a political position, and anyone who holds it must have total fidelity to the laws and the Constitution of the United States. He or she must be willing to tell the president no if he overreaches. He or she cannot be a mere rubber stamp to any idea the president has.feedback

May 18 2017

This is a key part of President Trump's promise to keep America safe. If you are a drug trafficker, we will not look the other way. We will not be willfully blind to your conduct.feedback

May 18 2017

We are returning to the enforcement of the laws as passed by Congress, plain and simple. If you are a drug trafficker, we will not look the other way, we will not be willfully blind to your misconduct.feedback

May 17 2017 - Marijuana

I realize this may be an unfashionable belief in a time of growing tolerance of drug use. But too many lives are at stake to worry about being fashionable. I reject the idea that America will be a better place if marijuana is sold in every corner store. And I am astonished to hear people suggest that we can solve our heroin crisis by legalizing marijuana.feedback

May 17 2017

I had no idea this job was going to be this hard.feedback

May 16 2017 - Trump Presidency

We are going to step up our effort and already are stepping up our efforts on all leaks. This is a matter that's gone beyond anything I'm aware of. We have professionals that have been in the security business of the United States for many years that are shocked by the number of leaks and some of them are quite serious.feedback

May 16 2017 - LGBT

Today's sentencing reflects the importance of holding individuals accountable when they commit violent acts against transgender individuals. The Justice Department will continue its efforts to vindicate the rights of those individuals who are affected by bias motivated crimes.feedback

May 15 2017 - American politics

So we are returning to the enforcement of the law as passed by Congress – plain and simple.feedback

May 15 2017 - Trump Presidency

We are going to step up our effort, and already are stepping up our efforts on all leaks. This is a matter that's gone beyond anything I'm aware of. We have professionals that have been in the security business of the United States for many years that are shocked by the number of leaks, and some of them are quite serious.feedback

May 14 2017

The director of the FBI must be someone who follows faithfully the rules and principles of the Department of Justice and who sets the right example for our law enforcement officials and others in the Department. Therefore, I must recommend that you remove James B Comey, Jr, and identify an experienced and qualified individual to lead the great men and women of the FBI.feedback

May 14 2017 - Trump Presidency

I have grave concerns that some provisions of this decree will reduce the lawful powers of the police department and result in a less safe city. Make no mistake, Baltimore is facing a violent crime crisis.feedback

May 14 2017 - Trump Presidency

Criminal enforcement is crucial to stopping the violent transnational cartels that smuggle drugs across our borders, and the thugs and gangs who bring this poison into our communities.feedback

May 14 2017 - Trump Presidency

We will do all that we can to keep you safe and to promote public support for honorable officers in your dangerous work.feedback

May 14 2017 - Trump Presidency

Under President Trump, this Department of Justice will have your back.feedback

May 14 2017 - Trump Presidency

For those that continue to seek improper and illegal entry into this country, be forewarned. This is a new era. This is the Trump era.feedback

May 14 2017

This is a key part of President Trump's promise to keep America safe. We know that drugs and crime go hand in hand. Drug trafficking is an inherently violent business.feedback

May 14 2017 - Marijuana

These are drug dealers. We are returning to the enforcement of the law as passed by Congress – plain and simple.feedback

May 12 2017

This is a key part of President Trump's promise to keep America safe.feedback

May 12 2017

This policy affirms our responsibility to enforce the law, is moral and just, and produces consistency. I trust our prosecutors in the field to make good judgments. They deserve to be unhandcuffed and not micro-managed from Washington. Rather, they must be permitted to apply the law to the facts of each investigation.feedback

May 12 2017

It ensures that the Department enforces the law fairly and consistently, advances public safety and promotes respect for our legal system.feedback

May 12 2017

It is a core principle that prosecutors should charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense. This policy fully utilizes the tools Congress has given us. By definition, the most serious offenses are those that carry the most substantial guidelines sentence, including mandatory-minimum sentences.feedback

May 12 2017

My fear is that this surge in violent crime is not a 'blip,' but the start of a dangerous new trend. I worry that we risk losing the hard-won gains that have made America a safer and more prosperous place.feedback

May 12 2017

This policy affirms our responsibility to enforce the law, is moral and just, and produces consistency.feedback

May 12 2017

The opioid and heroin epidemic is a contributor to the recent surge of violent crime in America. Drug trafficking is an inherently violent business. If you want to collect a drug debt, you can't, and don't, file a lawsuit in court. You collect it by the barrel of a gun.feedback

May 12 2017

It is a core principle that prosecutors should charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense. There will be circumstances in which good judgment would lead a prosecutor to conclude that a strict application of the above charging policy is not warranted. Many violent crimes are driven by drug trafficking and drug trafficking organizations.feedback

May 11 2017

March "I should not be involved in investigating a campaign I had a role in.feedback

May 11 2017 - Marijuana

We can turn the tide against drugs and addiction again in America just like we did previously. We have proven that education and telling people the truth about drugs and addiction will result in better choices. Drug use will fall. Lives will be saved. Less money will be going into cartels and the drug gangs, weakening them. Give me a break. You know, this is the kind of argument that has been made out there. Almost a desperate attempt to defend the harmlessness of marijuana. ... I doubt that's true. Maybe science will prove I'm wrong. My best view is we don't need to be legalizing marijuana.feedback

May 10 2017 - Trump Presidency

Comey "had an absolute duty . . . to come forward with the new information.feedback

May 10 2017 - Russia

He had an absolute duty, in my opinion, 11 days or not, to come forward with the new information that he has and let the American people know that.feedback

May 09 2017

My vision of a smart way to do this is, let's take that arrest, lets hammer that criminal who's distributing drugs that have been imported in our country.feedback

May 05 2017 - Human Rights

The Department of Justice agrees with the need to rebuild public confidence in law enforcement through common-sense reforms, such as de-escalation training, and we will punish any police conduct that violates civil rights. But such reforms must promote public safety and avoid harmful federal intrusion in the daily work of local police.feedback

May 05 2017

The division's career staff must not be politicized by the incoming Justice Department political appointe . . . and must be free to pursue the division's mission without inappropriate political interference.feedback

Apr 29 2017

I should have slowed down and said, But I did meet one Russian official a couple of times.feedback

Apr 28 2017

Judges just don't get to say, Well, you said in the campaign nine months ago, so I don't like this order,' . So, the question is: Is the order itself improper, does it in any way improperly discriminate or does it advance the safety of America?feedback

Apr 26 2017

We want all jurisdictions to enthusiastically support the laws of the United States that require the removal of criminal aliens, as many jurisdictions already do.feedback

Apr 25 2017 - Immigration

The president has called it 'a weapon' to use against jurisdictions that disagree with his preferred policies of immigration enforcement, and his press secretary has reiterated that the president intends to ensure that 'counties and other institutions that remain sanctuary cities don't get federal government funding in compliance with the executive order,'.feedback

Apr 25 2017

The attorney general has warned that jurisdictions that do not comply with Section 1373 would suffer 'withholding grants, termination of grants, and disbarment or ineligibility for future grants,' and the 'claw back' of any funds previously awarded.feedback

Apr 23 2017 - Supreme Court

Nobody has a sense of humor anymore. I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the president of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and constitutional power.feedback

Apr 23 2017

Many of these are involved in criminal enterprises, hauling drugs and that kind of thing. We need to end that. And then we've got to wrestle with what to do about people who have been here a long time.feedback

Apr 23 2017

For four decades, New York has been a fabulous city for law enforcement. They have developed some of the best techniques ever. They're so far ahead of many other cities.feedback

Apr 23 2017

They have proven community-based policing, broken-windows policing, to make cities safer, saved lives, and other cities need to be studying what they've done.feedback

Apr 23 2017

There's no doubt the president has sympathy for young people who were brought here at early ages.feedback

Apr 23 2017

He'll make those decisions. I'm not engaged in the budget negotiations.feedback

Apr 22 2017 - Immigration

The Department of Justice is absolutely committed to race neutral and fair application of the law in every circumstance. But we have lawful systems of immigration and shouldn't that be enforced? Is that racist to say so? Is it wrong to say that if somebody enters our country unlawfully and they get caught next week in Los Angeles that that somehow is an abusive thing to apprehend them and deport them?feedback

Apr 21 2017

Today's charges into these violent threats to Jewish Community Centers and others represent this Department's commitment to fighting all forms of violent crime. These threats of violence instilled terror in Jewish and other communities across this country and our investigation into these acts as possible hate crimes continues.feedback

Apr 21 2017 - Immigration

This is a new era. This is the Trump era. The lawlessness, the abdication of the duty to enforce our immigration laws, and the catch-and-release practices of old are over.feedback

Apr 18 2017 - Immigration

We cannot allow this to continue. We will secure our border, expand immigration enforcement, and choke-off supply lines. If you are a gang member: We will find you.feedback

Apr 18 2017 - Trump Presidency

These organizations enrich themselves by pedaling poison in our communities, trafficking children for sexual exploitation and inflicting horrific violence in the communities where they operate.feedback

Apr 17 2017 - Marijuana

When they nominated me for attorney general, you would have thought the biggest issue in America was when I said, I don't think America's going to be a better place if they sell marijuana at every corner grocery store.feedback

Apr 12 2017 - Department of Homeland Security

I'm an admirer of Steve Bannon and the Trump family and they've supportive of what we're doing. I've not felt any pushback against me or on anything I've done or advocated.feedback

Apr 12 2017 - Immigration

It is here, on this sliver of land, where we first take our stand against this filth.feedback

Apr 11 2017

This is a new era. This is the Trump era. The lawlessness, the abdication of the duty to enforce our immigration laws, and the catch and release practices of old are over. The barrier, the wall, will have a great and positive impact and will continue our ability to follow through on a commitment to end the lawlessness.feedback

Apr 11 2017

That speech was great, and Trump has always been this way. He bought an ad – people say he wasn't a conservative – but he bought an ad 20 years ago in the New York Times calling for the death penalty. How many people in New York, that liberal bastion, were willing to do something like that?feedback

Apr 11 2017 - Immigration

As you know too well, this is a booming business down here. No more. We are going to shut down and jail those who have been profiting off this lawlessness – people smuggling gang members across the border, helping convicted criminals reenter this country, and preying on those who don't know how dangerous the journey can be.feedback

Apr 08 2017

Violent crime and murders have increased across the country at almost alarming rates in some areas. Drug use and overdoses are occurring and dramatically increasing.feedback

Apr 08 2017

Psychologically, politically, morally, we need to say – as Nancy Reagan said – 'Just say no.feedback

Apr 08 2017

Our nation needs to say clearly once again that using drugs is bad. It will destroy your life.feedback

Apr 08 2017

The decree was negotiated during a rushed process by the previous administration and signed only days before they left office. While the Department of Justice continues to fully support police reform in Baltimore, I have grave concerns that some provisions of this decree will reduce the lawful powers of the police department and result in a less safe city.feedback

Apr 04 2017

It is not the responsibility of the federal government to manage non-federal law enforcement agencies.feedback

Mar 31 2017 - Immigration

We owe it to the American people to ensure that illegal aliens who have been convicted of crimes and are serving time in our federal prisons are expeditiously removed from our country as the law requires. People who come here unlawfully, who commit crimes, are going to be out of here. The law says that they have to be deported and we're going to insist that that happens.feedback

Mar 29 2017

We believe grants in the future could be issued that have additional requirements.feedback

Mar 28 2017 - Sanctuary cities

I think the last poll I saw on this issue, on sanctuary cities, was somewhere in the 80 percent that American people don't support sanctuary cities, they don't want their tax dollars used to finance people who are in this country illegally.feedback

Mar 27 2017 - Sanctuary cities

I strongly urge our nation's states and cities and counties to consider carefully the harm they are doing to their citizens by refusing to enforce our immigration laws and to rethink these policies.feedback

Mar 27 2017

That would be such a mistake. I would plead with the state of Maryland. It is not good policy.feedback

Mar 27 2017

Well, you know, Maryland is talking about a state law, to make the state a sanctuary state. The governor is opposed to that, I'm glad to hear. That would be such a mistake. I would plead with the people of Maryland to understand that this makes the state of Maryland more at risk for violence and crime, that it's not good policy.feedback

Mar 27 2017 - Immigration

Failure to deport aliens who are convicted of criminal offenses puts whole communities at risk, especially immigrant communities in the very sanctuary jurisdictions that seek to protect the perpetrators. I strongly urge our nation's states and cities and counties to consider carefully the harm they are doing to their citizens by refusing to enforce our immigration laws and to rethink these policies.feedback

Mar 25 2017 - Marijuana

Medical marijuana has been hyped, maybe too much.feedback

Mar 17 2017 - Wiretapping

Do you have any knowledge, direct or indirect, whether Mr. Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen, or any member of his family, traveled out of the country to meet with Russians during the campaign? Do you have knowledge of whether Mr. Cohen, or any Trump associate, directly or through shell companies, made payments either to hackers or to internet companies that ran a botnet of fake accounts and websites on behalf of Russia? To your knowledge, did any person illegally inform the president that there was a wiretap at Trump Tower?feedback

Mar 17 2017 - Ukraine Crisis

Describe any communications, not merely meetings, you had with Russian citizens during the campaign. Did you ever discuss a shift in policy on Ukraine to be exchanged for the lifting of sanctions? Describe in full the content of your conversations with Mr. Kislyak. Were you aware that the Russian ambassador was also alleged to be a recruiter of spies. Did you select Mr. Page as a foreign policy adviser for the Trump campaign? If not, who did? Why did you consider him suitable to serve on your team.feedback

Mar 17 2017 - U.S. National Security Adviser

Did you know Mr. Flynn was lying to Vice President Mike Pence about his calls to Russia? Did you know Mr. Flynn misled Vice President Pence on the matter of his son's security clearance.feedback

Mar 17 2017 - Trump Tower

Was the president's tweet about a wiretap at Trump Tower, to your knowledge, illegal? If so, to whom have you reported this offense.feedback

Mar 17 2017 - U.S. National Security Adviser

To your knowledge, did you break the law during the campaign? If so, how? To your knowledge, did anyone else related to the Trump campaign break the law during the campaign. Did you have any knowledge during the campaign of serving F.B.I. agents and police officers whom Rudy Giuliani, Erik Prince and Mr. Flynn claimed were leaking information to them? Did you advise anybody involved that this was against the law? If not, why not.feedback

Mar 16 2017

Many of you who are law enforcement leaders have also told us that in this age of viral videos and targeted killings of police, something has changed in policing. Some law enforcement personnel are more reluctant to get out of their squad cars and do the proactive, up-close police work that builds trust and prevents violent crime. In some cities, arrests have fallen even as murder rates have surged.feedback

Mar 16 2017

Unfortunately, in recent years law enforcement as a whole has been unfairly maligned and blamed for the unacceptable deeds of a few bad actors. Too many of our officers, deputies, and troopers believed the political leadership of this country abandoned them. Amid this intense public scrutiny and criticism, their morale has gone down, while the number of police officers killed in the line of duty has gone up.feedback

Mar 15 2017 - Marijuana

I realize this may be an unfashionable belief in a time of growing tolerance of drug use. But too many lives are at stake to worry about being fashionable. I reject the idea that America will be a better place if marijuana is sold in every corner store. And I am astonished to hear people suggest that we can solve our heroin crisis by legalizing marijuana – so people can trade one life-wrecking dependency for another that's only slightly less awful. Our nation needs to say clearly once again that using drugs will destroy your life.feedback

Mar 15 2017

I will promote that nationwide. When I met in my communities, the people in those communities pleaded with us to have more police and do a better job of getting thugs off the street. I still go through there 30 years later and see the progress that was made.feedback

Mar 15 2017 - Terrorism

Preventing and responding to terrorism at home encompasses thousands of national security personnel across the federal government – in effect, we admit individuals at risk for terrorism and then try to identify and stop them from carrying out their terrorist activities. This places unacceptable stress on our law enforcement resources, which could be better spent on other efforts to weaken those terrorist organizations, protect the homeland, and safeguard our national security.feedback

Mar 15 2017 - Marijuana

I've heard people say we could solve our heroin problem with marijuana. How stupid is that? Give me a break!feedback

Mar 15 2017

The people in those communities were pleading with us to. . .get the thugs off the street. We didn't talk about the campaign.feedback

Mar 14 2017 - Marijuana

Marijuana is against federal law, and that applies in states where they may have repealed their own anti-marijuana laws. So yes, we will enforce law in an appropriate way nationwide. It's not possible for the federal government, of course, to take over everything the local police used to do in a state that's legalized it. And I'm not in favor of legalization of marijuana. I think it's a more dangerous drug than a lot of people realize.feedback

Mar 14 2017

My depression and angst was at an all-time high in my 20s. I was truly alone: no family, no church.feedback

Mar 14 2017

The fact is, the religion issue is kind of a scapegoat. It's easier for me to talk about that than about the real substance of the matter.feedback

Mar 09 2017

People who come here unlawfully and commit crimes, they are going to be out of here. The law says they have to be deported.feedback

Mar 09 2017

In general, I don't think we're better off bringing these people to federal court in New York and trying them in federal court, where they get discovery rights to find out our intelligence and get court-appointed lawyers and things of that nature.feedback

Mar 09 2017

It's just a very fine place for holding these kinds of dangerous criminals. They are like prisoners of war, and prisoners of war can be held throughout the time of the conflict. At the same time, if they have violated the rules of war, they can be prosecuted. And we've got to work our way through this. It would be done, if done, by the United States military.feedback

Mar 09 2017

We would have to consider whether or not some outside special counsel is needed.feedback

Mar 09 2017

He "[does] not recall any discussions with the Russian Ambassador, or any other representative of the Russian government, regarding the political campaign on these occasions or any other occasion.feedback

Mar 09 2017 - Twitter

There's plenty of space. We are well equipped for it. It's a perfect place for it. Eventually, this will be decided by the military rather than the Justice Department. But I see no legal problem whatsoever with doing that.feedback

Mar 08 2017

Turning back our nation's recent rise in violent crime is a top priority for the Department of Justice and it requires decisive action from our federal prosecutors. I'm urging each of them to continue working closely with their counterparts at all levels, and to use every tool we have to put violent offenders behind bars and keep our citizens safe.feedback

Mar 07 2017

I answered the question, which asked about a 'continuing exchange of information during the campaign between Trump's surrogates and intermediaries for the Russian government,' honestly. I did not mention communications I had had with the Russian Ambassador over the years because the question did not ask about them.feedback

Mar 07 2017 - ZTE

ZTE Corporation not only violated export controls that keep sensitive American technology out of the hands of hostile regimes like Iran's, they lied ... about their illegal acts.feedback

Mar 07 2017

Any "matters that deal with the Trump campaign.feedback

Mar 07 2017 - ZTE

ZTE Corporation not only violated export controls that keep sensitive American technology out of the hands of hostile regimes like Iran's – they lied to federal investigators and even deceived their own counsel and internal investigators about their illegal acts. This plea agreement holds them accountable, and makes clear that our government will use every tool we have to punish companies who would violate our laws, obstruct justice and jeopardize our national security.feedback

Mar 07 2017

I did not mention communications I had had with the Russian Ambassador over the years because the question did not ask about them.feedback

Mar 07 2017

My answer was correct. This should not be taken as any evidence of the existence of any such investigation or its scope.feedback

Mar 06 2017

Suffice it to say that the scope of my recusal is consistent with the applicable regulations, which I have considered and to which I have adhered.feedback

Mar 06 2017 - Refugees

We also know that people seeking to support or commit terrorist attacks here will try to enter through our refugee program. In fact, today more than 300 people who came here as refugees are under FBI investigation for potential terrorism-related activities.feedback

Mar 06 2017 - Immigration

As a matter of federal policy – which can be adjusted at any time – millions of low-wage foreign workers are legally made available to substitute for higher-paid Americans.feedback

Mar 06 2017

Three of these nations are state sponsors of terrorism. The other three have served as safe havens for terrorists – countries where the government has lost control of territory to terrorist groups like Isil or al-Qaeda and its affiliates.feedback

Mar 05 2017 - Slavery

The memorandum changed long-standing policy and practice, and impaired the Bureau's ability to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system. Therefore, I direct the Bureau to return to its previous approach.feedback

Mar 03 2017

He "did not have communications with the Russians. I think it was an honest answer. I thought I was responding exactly to that question. I don't have any idea, Tucker. You'd have to ask them.feedback

Mar 03 2017

If something else comes up that's not related to the campaign, we would go through the same process – to see if I should not be involved in the case.feedback

Mar 03 2017

In retrospect, I should have slowed down and said, But I did meet one Russian official a couple of times.feedback

Mar 03 2017

That is not my intent. That is not correct.feedback

Mar 02 2017

People are bringing forth evidence, and there are congressional committees that are investigating that, and I believe the truth will come out. It usually does.feedback

Mar 02 2017

I do not believe that this pop in crime – this increase in crime – is necessarily an aberration, a one-time blip.feedback

Mar 02 2017

It is crucial to our system of justice that we demand the truth. I fear that an acquittal of this president will weaken the legal system by providing an option for those who consider being less than truthful in court. Whereas the handling of the case against President Nixon clearly strengthened the nation's respect for law, justice and truth, the Clinton impeachment may unfortunately have the opposite result.feedback

Mar 02 2017

I have not met with any Russians at any time to discuss any political campaign and those remarks are unbelievable to me and false and I don't have anything else to say about that.feedback

Mar 02 2017

He was asked during the hearing about communications between Russia and the Trump campaign – not about meetings he took as a senator and a member of the Armed Services Committee.feedback

Mar 02 2017

It is crucial to our system of justice that we demand the truth. I fear that an acquittal of this President will weaken the legal system by providing an option for those who consider being less than truthful in court. Several of the President-elect's nominees or senior advisers have Russian ties. Have you been in contact with anyone connected to any part of the Russian government about the 2016 election, either before or after election day?feedback

Mar 02 2017 - Supreme Court

In America, the Supreme Court and the American people believe no one is above the law. The president has gotten himself into this fix that is very serious.feedback

Mar 02 2017

The man wanted access to talk about something. This is very important to people, and they have an agenda. They wouldn't be asking for access for nothing.feedback

Mar 02 2017

That's a total abandonment of her responsibility, of course. The FBI Director can make a recommendation to her, but she's the one that decides whether or not to bring a case before the grand jury. So I didn't like that. I didn't like the meeting that you mentioned on the airplane. It put Comey in a position that he had to make this announcement.feedback

Mar 02 2017

This whole problem with Russia is really disastrous for America, for Russia and for the world.feedback