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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 8, 2018

US Attorney Patrick Statement on the Departure of AG Sessions

HOUSTON – The Southern District of Texas (SDTX) extends its appreciation to Attorney General (AG) Jeff Sessions for his leadership of the Department of Justice during his tenure as Attorney General. He was a prosecutor’s prosecutor and unwavering in his support of US Attorneys as well as state & local law enforcement across the country.

His leadership recommitted the Department to the rule of law, religious liberty, decreasing crime and attacking the opioid epidemic. By providing us with additional prosecutors, we continue to aggressively enforce our nation’s immigration laws and attack violent crime, thereby keeping our communities safe in the SDTX.

We sincerely thank AG Jeff Sessions for his dedicated service to our nation.

We will continue to effectuate the law enforcement priorities of President Donald J. Trump and look forward to working under the leadership of our next Attorney General.

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Updated November 8, 2018