Sessions Resigns at Request of President Trump

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned today, at the request of President Donald Trump, Fox News reports. Matthew Whitaker, chief of staff to Sessions, will become acting attorney general. Sessions wrote in his resignation letter that during his time of service, the Justice Department “restored and upheld the rule of law” and “worked to implement the law enforcement agenda based on the rule of law that formed a central part” of Trump’s presidential campaign.
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