US attorney general visits El Salvador, amid Trump scorn

US attorney general visits El Salvador, amid Trump scornUS Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited El Salvador on Thursday for meetings on violent gang activity and other cross-border law enforcement issues, stepping away from Washington after days of humiliating online and verbal scorn from President Donald Trump. Sessions was to hold talks on the MS-13 gang active in El Salvador and plaguing parts of the US, as well as on immigration, drugs, and human trafficking, a US Justice Department statement said. The visit comes on the eve of a major speech by Trump in New York on the scourge of cross-border gang activity, especially by MS-13.



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