SNL Cold Open: Ousted Jeff Sessions Serenades MIA President Trump

With Alec Baldwin presumably still indisposed — how do you not riff on the Trump/Jim Acosta press conference kerfuffle? — NBC’s Saturday Night Live this weekend instead opened with ousted/forcibly-resigned Attorney General Jeff Sessions bidding adieu to his friends from the White House. Discovered by Sarah Huckabee Sanders hiding under his desk (waiting to give […]

While he was Jeff Sessions’ top aide, Matthew Whitaker reportedly advised Trump on how he could force the DOJ to cave to his demands

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker reportedly counseled top DOJ officials on how to counter President Donald Trump’s demands for investigations into his political adversaries, while at the same time advising the White House on how it could force the DOJ to investigate those same claims. In conversations with Trump, Whitaker is said […]

CEO Jeff Lawson says Twilio is committing $1M to homelessness programs after Prop C passed: ‘Let’s get it done’ (TWLO)

Twilio Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson announced that his company will commit $ 1 million to support homelessness programs. This comes after 60 percent voted “yes” to San Francisco’s homelessness measure “Prop C” on Tuesday, but this measure, which would bring the city $ 300 million in funding for homelessness programs, is likely to face legal […]

Democrats are sounding every alarm now that Trump has forced Jeff Sessions to resign

Reuters/Joshua Roberts Democrats are sounding the alarm in the wake of President Trump’s booted Jeff Sessions as Attorney General on Wednesday.  Top Democrats including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, have raised fears that firing Sessions could hint that Trump […]

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns from DOJ on Trump’s request

US President Donald Trump has requested – and received – the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Department of Justice will be led by his chief of staff Matthew Whitaker until a permanent replacement is nominated. “We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service, and wish him well!” Trump said on Twitter Wednesday […]

Jeff Sessions named these 5 groups as the top transnational organized-crime threats to the US

Jeff Sessions named these 5 groups as the top transnational organized-crime threats to the US NOW WATCH: These ex-gang members have priceless reactions to seeing themselves without tattoos See Also: Your opinion matters. Become a BI Insider today! A hidden threat that’s been haunting the market for years is flaring up — and it could […]

Jeff Bezos could be the first ‘woke’ billionaire philanthropist — but only if he’s willing to help solve the problems he’s created

REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, shares his thoughts on Bezos’ latest charity announcement. In light of the recent tech backlash, he said, Bezos has an opportunity to become the first “woke” billionaire philanthropist. To establish a new paradigm of corporate giving, the CEO must be willing to acknowledge his shortcomings. In […]

Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC (AMZN)

Amy Harris/Invision/AP The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2. Two sources said as much to Business Insider. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC. The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the […]