"[It's] a siren call in the halls of the state legislatures nationwide as well as the U.S. Capitol."
Republicans called for Sessions to step down this week; other critics say his position in the Department of Justice "isn't tenable."
"AG Jeff Sessions apparently wants to take America back to the 1920s," Representative Ted Lieu said.
Geoffrey Berman will succeed Preet Bharara, at least temporarily.
The attorney general who called marijuana a "life-wrecking dependency" that's only "slightly less awful" than heroin is changing the DOJ's priorities.
The announcement comes on the heels of an explosive report.
Representative Adam Schiff said Republicans haven't scheduled any witnesses after next week.
"You think the country is giving us their best people? No."
The president spoke at the FBI Academy in Quantico.
"It's apples and oranges," said the Justice Department statistician who wrote the report, explaining why it's incorrect to compare the 2015 and 2016 violent crime rates.
The data was not interpreted as a decrease by anti-marijuana groups, who said use remained higher in legal states than the rest of the U.S.
"Transnational gangs like MS-13 have taken advantage of our porous southern border and previously lax immigration law enforcement," Sessions said.
"The train has left the station for marijuana reform...the American public demands it," Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) told Newsweek.
Immigrants are now more fearful of the law enforcement agency than the gang.
Federal and state laws concerning the drug are at odds.
Eric Holder suggested the president needs to stop "berating" Attorney General Jeff Sessions in an interview Friday.
Senator Chris Coons is calling for a hearing into Dana Boente's abrupt resignation.
A federal judge has ruled Trump cannot block funding to the cities.
Peter Schweizer claims that Clinton wouldn't meet with Kazakh officials until concessions were granted to a Clinton Foundation donor.
Speaking at a Federalist Society event, he said, "Is Ambassador Kislyak in the room?"