Pete Sessions Q&A, Don Hill, UT Stabbing Suspect: Your Wednesday Evening News Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Pete Sessions: Comey should have been removed 'in a more gracious way'Dallas Republican Rep. Pete Sessions told The Dallas Morning News on Wednesday that he believes FBI director James Comey should have been given the opportunity to resign in a face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump.The president dispatched an aide to Comey’s office to deliver a termination letter, and Comey, who was in Los Angeles for an FBI event, learned of his firing from news outlets.Sessions is uniquely qualified to speak on the subject: prior to Tuesday, his father had been the only director in the FBI’s 109-year-history to be fired. President Bill Clinton fired Williams Sessions amid allegations of ethical wrongdoing in 1993 after Sessions declined Clinton’s offer to allow him to resign.Also: Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn weren’t among the Republicans questioning Comey’s firing, with Cornyn calling out Democrats for ‘hypocrisy.’And: Op-ed contributor Noah Feldman calls Comey’s firing a crisis of American rule of law.  Continue reading...

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