Update: Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his resignation today (November 7).
“At your request I am submitting my resignation,” he wrote in a letter to the White House.
Though President Donald Trump basically fired Session, he thanked him for his service after announce his acting replacement: Matthew G. Whitaker who was the Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice.
CNN reports “Whitaker is expected to take charge of the the Russia investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.”
Trump has yet to answer questions about Sessions during a press conference today, but says he is “extremely” satisfied with his adjusted Cabinet.
According to CNN Attorney General, Jeff Sessions has been asked to resign by President Donald Trump.
This comes after Trump had a very heated press conference on Wednesday at The White House. Shortly after the press conference Donald Trump made a statement on Twitter:
We will share more details as they become available
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