- Safi Bello
Trump forces out Jeff Sessions as US attorney general
Associated Press ---------- Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as the country’s chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Russia investigation.Sessions told the president in a one-page letter that he was submitting his resignation “at your request.” Trump announced in a tweet that he was naming Sessions’ chief of staff Matthew Whitaker, a former United States attorney from Iowa, as acting attorney general. Whitaker has criticized special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between the president’s Republican campaign and Russia. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.