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Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatens to cut fund to sanctuary cities

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to cut federal funding for sanctuary cities that do not comply with federal law during a rare appearance at White House press briefing. (KGO-TV)

A severe warning coming from the U.S. Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said so-called sanctuary cities that ignore federal law will lose federal funding.

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Sessions made those comments during an unexpected appearance at the White House press briefing.

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