Jeff Sessions's file

Sessions

Republican from Alabama

Jeff Sessions is President Donald Trump's Attorney General. He was previously a U.S. Senator from Alabama.  

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Recent statements involving Jeff Sessions

Recent stories featuring Jeff Sessions

Four questions about when senators meet with ambassadors

The scrutiny over Attorney General Jeff Sessions and whether he met with Russian officials has put a spotlight on a little-noticed corner of statecraft -- lawmakers’ meetings with foreign diplomats.

In Context: What Jeff Sessions told Al Franken about meeting Russian officials

Some Democrats are claiming Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have perjured himself in his confirmation hearing by claiming he had no contact with Russian government intermediaries. We examine Sessions' words, in context.

Top five falsehoods of the immigration debate

From fence opt-out clauses to free phones for immigrants, PolitiFact has tracked rhetoric of the immigration debate. Here’s our collection of the top five falsehoods.

Top five falsehoods of the immigration debate

From fence opt-out clauses to free phones for immigrants, PolitiFact has tracked rhetoric of the immigration debate. Here’s our collection of the top five falsehoods.

Elena Kagan and the military recruiters at Harvard Law School

We recap the full story, reviewing our Truth-O-Meter rulings along the way.