U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE): “It would be a very, very, very, bad idea to fire the Attorney General because he’s not executing his job as a political hack.”
AG Jeff Sessions said Southern Poverty Law Center uses the hate group label “as a weapon and they have wielded it against conservative organizations that refuse to accept their orthodoxy.”
Atheist groups called the new religious liberty task force at the U.S. Department of Justice “troubling” and said that the “theocratic” task force would “bring down the wall of separation.”
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of a Religious Liberty Task Force at the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday morning.
Shane Vander Hart: Media coverage of families being separated on the U.S. Southern border has been dismal and overlooks facts. Congress can act to remedy this crisis and still follow the rule of law.
The U.S. Department of Justice launched the Place to Worship Initiative that will focus on protecting the ability of houses of worship and other religious institutions to build, expand, buy, or rent facilities.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa): “Investigations, whether by law enforcement or Congress, should be about fact-finding and uncovering the truth, not about undermining a political adversary. The American people deserve full and complete answers.”
The Trump Administration took steps to protect religious liberty through conscience protection from the HHS contraceptives mandate and new DOJ guidance.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) calls U.S. Marshals Service spending from the Civil Asset Forfeiture fund both wasteful and misleading.
This week on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Jake Porter and Republican Congressional Candidate Christopher Peters join us.
President Donald Trump has the power to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, but if he does he should not expect Senate cooperation to appoint a new one.
Shane Vander Hart: Watching the White House right now is like watching a dumpster fire. It’s captivating, but it stinks & President Trump keeps fueling it.
Vander Hart: Attorney General Jeff Sessions reinstated the federal civil asset forfeiture program’s adoption policy that expands the unconstitutional practice.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Senate Intelligence Committee: “I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations.”
Shane Vander Hart: President Donald Trump is the first President to attack his own administration on Twitter and I’m not sure what he gains by it.
Pastor Phil Winfield of Grace Church in Des Moines joins Shane Vander Hart on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio on 99.3fm The Truth this week.