From The Hill:
The Trump administration is rolling back an Obama-era plan to phase out the federal government’s use of private prisons.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a memo Thursday to the Bureau of Prisons rescinding the Obama administration’s Aug. 16 order advising the bureau not to renew any contracts with private prisons, according to a copy of the letter.
Then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates had instructed officials to either not renew private prison contracts or substantially reduce the scope of such contracts to ultimately end the department’s use of privately operated prisons altogether.
In a brief memo Thursday, Sessions said Yates’s order “changed the long-standing policy and practice, and impaired the Bureau’s ability to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system.”
“Therefore, I direct the Bureau to return to its previous approach,” he wrote.
It’s too much… all at once.
But that’s the point, isn’t it? Get us so tired we can do nothing…
The next post will be a self-care post, I promise…