Sessions rolls back Obama-era guidance on private prisons
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The AP reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded the Obama administration's guidance directing DOJ to phase out its use of private prisons.
Why it matters: There's been a great deal of speculation that President Trump might use private prisons as a major part of his plan to detain significantly greater numbers of illegal immigrants. And don't forget that the industry sunk a ton of money into his campaign.
They're already seeing returns: