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Report: Trump Planning to Remove Kirstjen Nielsen as DHS Secretary

President Trump is planning to remove Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, potentially in the coming weeks, a new report claims. According to sources who spoke with the Washington Post, Trump has told his closest advisers that he will remove Nielsen from DHS, canceling a border trip scheduled for this week with the former George W. Bush official. “The announcement could come as soon as this week, three of these officials said,” the Washington Post report alleges. Attempting to thwart Nielsen’s removal from the DHS position is Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly,…

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Short List: 8 Potential ‘America First’ Candidates for Attorney General

As former Attorney General Jeff Sessions departed the Department of Justice (DOJ), a short list of potential replacements has surfaced in Washington, D.C. Below, Breitbart News has compiled eight “America First” candidates for Attorney General. Kris Kobach Currently, Kobach is serving the last couple of months as Kansas’s Secretary of State. Kobach previously served as an adviser to President Trump on immigration, and most notably wrote Arizona’s SB 1070 law that made it a state crime to be in the country as an illegal alien. Having fought the open borders…

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Pelosi: Trump Fired Sessions ‘to Interfere With Mueller’ and ‘Distract From’ Losing House

During an interview aired on Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said President Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced him with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to interfere with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and the move was timed to distract from Democrats winning the House. Anchor Chris Cuomo asked, “It was no surprise that the president of the United States would try to distract from the big win for your party in the House. But when that came in the form of…

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Ron Perlman Says Lindsey Graham Wonders ‘How Many D*cks Do I Gotta Suck’ to Be Attorney General

Actor Ron Perlman hurled a vulgar slur at Sen. Lindsey Graham performing oral sex on men Thursday, adding his name to the list of Hollywood celebrities engaging in homophobia to mock the South Carolina Senator. In response to the news that President Donald Trump is considering Chris Christie for attorney general, Ron Perlman said, “Meanwhile, lindsey graham was heard muttering, ‘how many dicks do I gotta suck around here!’” Lindsey Graham, an unmarried man, is often the target of homophobic attacks, with liberal critics using speculation over his sexuality as…

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George Conway: Trump’s Appointment of Acting AG Whitaker Is ‘Illegal’

Attorney George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, declared in a New York Times op-ed published Thursday that President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting Attorney General is “unconstitutional” and “illegal.” The premise by which Conway and co-author Neal Katyal’s argue against Whitaker’s appointment is based on the Constitution’s  Appointments Clause — the provision to which principal officers of the United States must not only be nominated by the president but also confirmed by the Senate using the body’s “Advice and Consent” powers. This argument, Coway and Katyal write, was the basis of a Wall Street Journal article…

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Maxine Waters: Trump Is Trying to Stop Mueller Probe — ‘He Wants to Act Like a Dictator’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “All In,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said President Donald Trump removing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and appointing Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general was an attempt to stop special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Waters said, “This action by the president of the United States to fire him is directly connected to the investigation that is being led by Mueller. This president is interested in undermining that investigation. Stopping that investigation. He has threatened to fire him. Of course ,many of us have been opposed to Jeff Sessions for…

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Jerry Nadler: Democrats Will ‘Impeach Kavanaugh,’ Investigate Trump

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee who is favored to be the next House Judiciary Committee chairman, revealed in a phone conversation that Democrats plan to “impeach Kavanaugh” and investigate President Donald Trump for alleged Russian collusion. The Federalist reported that Nadler was riding an Amtrak Acela train to Washington, DC, Wednesday to meet with his congressional staff and House Judiciary Committee staff when he revealed in a phone call with a friend the details of House Democrats’ plans for the next two years.…

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Marijuana Industry Gets High as Jeff Sessions Resigns

The cannabis industry is celebrating the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday afternoon. Sessions resigned at the request of President Donald Trump. Though his resignation had no connection to drug policy, Sessions was known favor strong enforcement of existing federal laws against marijuana, and Trump was said before the election to be preparing new federal rules to allow states to set their own policies on marijuana. A press release from Nisonco, which handles public relations for the cannabis industry, included celebratory quotes: Derek Peterson, CEO of Terra Tech:…

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Democrats Rush to Defend Mueller’s Investigation After Jeff Sessions’ Exit

Democrats rushed to defend Robert Mueller’s far-reaching investigation of President Donald Trump’s past business affairs following the surprise appointment of Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Former AG Eric Holder declared “Anyone who attempts to interfere with or obstruct the Mueller inquiry must be held accountable. This is a red line. We are a nation of laws and norms not subject to the self interested actions of one man.” Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal declared: “This is a break the glass moment…I will be introducing legislation to ensure…

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Jeff Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

President Donald Trump announced Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving his administration after holding a press conference with reporters at the White House Wednesday afternoon. “We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service, and wish him well!” Trump wrote on Twitter. Sessions submitted his resignation to the president which he accepted. Trump said that Matthew G. Whitaker, the Chief of Staff for Sessions, would serve as Acting Attorney General in his place. “A permanent replacement will be nominated at a later date,” he said. A copy of Sessions’ resignation…

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