TRUMP Fires U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions


UPDATED: President Donald Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wednesday after a year of intense scrutiny from the White House.

Sessions’ exit, a resignation forced by Trump, was expected for weeks amid Trump’s attacks over his attorney general’s decision to recuse himself from the Justice Department’s inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump also named the attorney general’s chief of staff Matthew Whitaker to serve as interim attorney general.

Sessions’ departure came after a fiery Trump press conference one day after the midterm elections, in which Democrats took back the House. – READ MORE

Justice Department Sources tell True Pundit: Trump fired Jeff Sessions, demanded his resignation.


“We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States. He will serve our Country well….

….We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service, and wish him well! A permanent replacement will be nominated at a later date.”

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