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Sessions: Jeff Sessions and Immigration Authorities

sessions: Jerry Brown denounced U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for coming to the state to speak about a lawsuit targeting policies that limit co-operation with federal immigration authorities, saying Wednesday it was unprecedented for him to act more like Fox News than a law enforcement officer, according to Toronto Star. Shortly after Sessions' speech to law enforcement officials, the Democratic governor accused the attorney general of lying and trying to appease U.S. President Donald Trump. California Gov. What Jeff Sessions said is simply not true and I call upon him to apologize to the people of California for bringing the mendacity of Washington to California, Brown told reporters. He had particularly strong words for Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who issued an unusual public warning last month about an immigration operation. react-text 160 U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told California law enforcement officers Wednesday that the Justice Department sued California because state laws are preventing federal immigration agents from doing their jobs. /react-text Rich Pedroncelli / The Associated Press How dare you he said of Schaaf at a California Peace Officers Association meeting in Sacramento. Read more Trump administration sues California to block its sanctuary laws Article Continued Below Sessions said several California state laws prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from making deportation arrests and singled out elected officials for their actions. ( As reported in the news.