Texas Senator John Cornyn Reacts To Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resignation

Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general at Trump's request

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned as the country's chief law enforcement officer at the request of President Donald Trump, throwing the future of the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation into uncertainty.

Trump said on Twitter that Matthew G. Whitaker, who is the current chief of staff to the attorney general, will take over the position temporarily.

Were he nominated, this wouldn't be Kobach first time in the Trump Administration.

Soon after Attorney General Jeff Sessions submitted his resignation Wednesday, prognosticators began wondering about the soon-to-be unemployed Kobach may end up as the nation's top law enforcement officer.

Trump rails against 'rude' media in heated press conference
Acosta held onto the microphone, pulled it back, and continued with his question, saying, "Pardon me, ma'am", to the aide. It is also completely disrespectful to the reporter's colleagues not to allow them an opportunity to ask a question.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has endured more than a year of criticism from Donald Trump.

Trump, after all, had largely blamed Sessions for Mueller's appointment and the special counsel team later probed the AG for hours as part of their investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The full implications Sessions' exit may have on Mueller's investigation were not immediately clear. Whitaker was hired as a CNN legal commentator past year for several months, before leaving the role in September 2017 to head to the Justice Department as chief of staff to now-former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

In a September, 2018 profile of Whitaker in The New York Times, Whitaker was described as a "Trump loyalist" that is known by some White House source to be Trump's "eyes and ears" in the Attorney General's office. He will serve our Country well.

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In 2017, Matthew "Matt" Whitaker wrote a scathing op-ed about the Mueller probe for CNN, arguing that it had gone too far.

Bondi is no stranger to controversy involving Mr. Trump.

Now the question becomes whether the man who takes his place, Whitaker, will do anything to hamstring the Mueller investigation, which is set to draw to its close. Appearing on CNN in July 2017, shortly before he began working for Sessions, Whitaker argued, "I could see a scenario where Jeff Sessions is replaced with a recess appointment, and that attorney general doesn't fire Bob Mueller, but he just reduces his budget to so low that his investigation grinds to nearly a halt". "But when everybody sees what's going on in the Justice Department - I always put "justice" now with quotes".

He added that he was not surprised the House flipped to Democratic control.

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