US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces plan to ban bump stocks

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced a plan to legally recognise bump stocks as “machine guns”, effectively making them illegal. The plan seeks to put into law US President Donald Trump’s pledge to make bump stocks illegal, made in the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting. “Since the day he took office, President Trump…

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe fired two days before retirement

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has fired Andrew McCabe from his former position as FBI Deputy Director, just two days before he was eligible to retire. Mr McCabe, who would have been eligible to retire on his 50th birthday in two days, was heavily involved in the investigations into Hillary Clinton and Russia’s role in…