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Why Trump dumping Sessions is a major Russia move

Why Trump dumping Sessions is a major Russia move

United States
In the course of one afternoon, President Donald Trump essentially took control of the Russia investigation. What does that mean going forward? SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: ICYMI: Sessions is out Who’s the boss? And what does this mean for Mueller? Trump’s prefered firing method: The tweet Whitaker had some thoughts on the Russia probe And there’s virtually no way a recusal happens Trump was not happy about the Sessions recusal. Not one bit. 12 hours after the midterms, the Dems had something to be mad about The end is near! That post-midterm news conference was a doozy About me: I was named "best dressed" in 7th grade. That, along with being CNN's editor at large and author of the daily "Point" newsletter are my proudest achievements. Look for me here every Tuesd
Trump: No Russia probe discussion with Jeff Sessions’ replacement Matt Whitaker | The Sun

Trump: No Russia probe discussion with Jeff Sessions’ replacement Matt Whitaker | The Sun

United Kingdom
President Donald Trump on Friday said he did not discuss the U.S. special counsel's ongoing Russia investigation with Matt Whitaker before appointing him as acting attorney general this week. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump also said he had not ruled out sitting down for an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election and any possible collusion with Trump's campaign. "I didn't speak to Matt Whitaker about it," Trump said of the Russia probe. Whitaker took over the top job at the Justice Department on Wednesday after Trump asked for the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. A spokeswoman said Whitaker would oversee all matters under the department's jurisdiction, including the Russia investigation...
Rent-a-crowd? Those who rallied against Sessions, now protest his removal  | Russia Today

Rent-a-crowd? Those who rallied against Sessions, now protest his removal | Russia Today

Russia
Democrat activists groups have mobilized on short notice to hold rallies in cities across the US, demanding that the new acting head of DOJ recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s 'Russiagate' probe. READ MORE: RT LIVE Check out Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on VK Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google+ #RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.