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Jeff Sessions is out as attorney general at Trumps request


Jeff Sessions
Attorney General Jeff
Sessions is reportedly leaving the Trump
administration.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned as attorney general
    after months of speculation about his departure. 
  • President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized Sessions’
    handling of the Justice Department, particularly in relation to
    the investigation into Russian election interference.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday resigned as attorney
general after months of speculation about his departure. 

Sessions submitted his resignation letter on Wednesday, saying it
came at the request of President Donald Trump.

Trump has repeatedly criticized Sessions’ handling of the Justice
Department, particularly in relation to the investigation into
Russian election interference. Trump has long made it clear he
did not agree with Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from the
investigation. 

This is a developing story.