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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 23, 2018
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a statement today promising that politics will not hold sway over the Department of Justice, NPR reports. "While I am attorney general, the actions of the Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political considerations," Sessions said. The statement was seen as a response to criticism from President Trump, who has accused Sessions and the DOJ of perpetuating a “witch hunt” in the ongoing investigation into Russian interference the 2016 U.S. elections.