Photo: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., March 2, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/ Reuters)
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Jeff Sessions and Steve Bannon helped Donald Trump form his nationalist agenda -- including the rhetoric around immigrants, vision of cities as riddled with crime. We look at what Sessions’s goals are as attorney general, and how he’ll approach them if he survives the investigation into Russian meddling in the election.
A proposed state law would provide attorneys for immigrants on a case-by-case basis. Taxpayers would fund it. If passed, it would likely be the largest legal defense program for immigrants in the country.
The new indie film “Donald Cried” is about the relationship between two guys 20 years after one leaves their blue-collar Rhode Island town for Wall Street and then comes back.
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Katy Tur fights back in new memoir about covering Trump NBC correspondent Katy Tur had never covered a presidential campaign before being assigned to Donald Trump’s. But she soon became the face of Trump’s seething attacks on the media -- and a potential target for his supporters. She shares her experience reporting on the Trump campaign in her new book “Unbelievable.”
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