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Trump's replacement of Sessions sparks a media wildfire

09 November 2018

"Whitaker is recused from all aspects of the Special Counsel's probe, and ensure that the Department of Justice safeguards the integrity of the Mueller investigation", said Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee.

On Wednesday, just a day after the midterm elections, Sessions offered his resignation at the President's request.

Trump Jr. has reportedly told pals he is anxious about being arrested this week following the midterm elections and the firing of top U.S. lawman Jeff Sessions. Sessions recused himself from the probe, a decision that rankled the president.

Christie led now-US President Donald Trump's transition team following the 2016 presidential campaign. Organizers say Whitaker's appointment is an attempt to obstruct Mueller's investigation, which was previously overseen by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. - Donald Trump just crossed a red line, violating the independence of the investigation pursuing criminal charges in the Trump-Russia scandal and cover-up. In 2017, he published an op-ed on CNN's website arguing that the Mueller probe "is going too far", because it was looking into Trump's personal finances. They include his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, and his former lawyer, Michael Cohen.

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has begun writing its final report on its 18-month Russian Federation investigation, according a media report Thursday. He wrote previous year on CNN.com that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should limit the scope of Mueller's investigation to stop him from delving into Trump's finances. He is a Trump loyalist, once described as the president's "eyes and ears" at DOJ.

West Wing sources said they are "worried" about Trump Jr as they fear Mueller will be able to snare him on perjury.

"Everyone must adhere to the rule of law, even the president of the United States", Davis said, earning a loud cheer from the crowd.

Graham: "If Jeff Sessions is fired, there will be holy hell to pay".

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But that was not the view of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who on Wednesday warned House Democrats that any investigations of the president by their new majority in the ensuing two years "might not be smart strategy".

Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general, recused himself from overseeing an investigation into the president's campaign and possible collusion with Russian Federation in March 2017. Whitaker wrote. "If he doesn't, then Mueller's investigation will eventually start to look like a political fishing expedition".

Despite demands from Democrats and ethics watchdogs that he recuse because of his past comments, Whitaker showed no signs Thursday that he meant to do so. The agency did not announce a departure for Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller and has closely overseen his work.

Sen. Angus King said Thursday that Congress should pass legislation to protect the Mueller probe.

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Trump's replacement of Sessions sparks a media wildfire