Trump's Needling of Jeff Sessions Threatens the Integrity of the Department of Justice

Just six months ago, Jeff Sessions promised the American people that if his fellow senators allowed him to serve as Attorney General he'd be bound by the rule of law, not by his loyalty to President Donald Trump. Few foresaw just how quickly that pledge would be put to the test by the president, who has spent the last two weeks publicly needling Sessions as a weak and disappointing AG. Trump has made the source of his displeasure clear. Had he known that Sessions would remove himself from oversight of the widening investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, he says he never would have nominated Sessions.   Continue reading...

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