Jeff Sessions Forced Out as Attorney General by Trump

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump.

  • Published 7 November 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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… Read at AP News