“The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”—George Orwell pic.twitter.com/HnfJb3YY6v
— Ryan Knight 🌊 (@ProudResister) November 8, 2018
SHE rushed him. SHE invaded his space. SHE touched him. SHE attempted to yank the mic away.
Sessions Undated Resignation Letter:
The President wants an Attorney General to serve his interest, not the public. Mueller’s investigation and the independence of the DOJ must be protected. This happened the day after the mid-terms for one reason—he didn’t want the American people to hold him accountable. Sessions wanted to stay until the end of the week but John Kelly told him no. Marijuana Stocks Spiked After Jeff Sessions Resigned. The former attorney general was a major political roadblock to further cannabis legalization.
Some of the coverage from Twitter:
If you don’t think Mueller had a plan for when Jeff Sessions was fired, then you don’t understand Mueller. A new Acting Attorney General can’t do squat if there are already sealed indictments, which there almost certainly are. Trump is in over his head. He just doesn’t know it. Brian Krassenstein
.@realDonaldTrump’s firing of Jeff Sessions brings us one step closer to a constitutional crisis. Congress must act to ensure that Special Counsel Mueller can do his job without interference.
— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) November 7, 2018
If @realDonaldTrump was innocent and had nothing to hide in the Russia investigation then there would be no reason for him to fire Jeff Sessions. This is yet another attempt to cover up the biggest conspiracy in U.S. history—Trump conspired with Russia to steal the 2016 election.
— Ryan Knight 🌊 (@ProudResister) November 7, 2018
Jeff Sessions won’t be missed. A man who believes civil rights are conditional cannot be our top law enforcement officer. But if GOP continues to give cover to @realDonaldTrump, trust that we will get answers about this decision in January.
— Rep. Joe Kennedy III (@RepJoeKennedy) November 7, 2018
“Attorney General Jeff Sessions is out & the fate of the Mueller investigation is in question at this hour… But booting Sessions will not mean getting rid of him…Sessions is a key witness in Mueller’s investigation into the president.” – @NicolleDWallace pic.twitter.com/LiBpPg7Hew
— Deadline White House (@DeadlineWH) November 7, 2018
— TIME (@TIME) November 7, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions departs the Justice Department after being fired, shaking hands with his former chief of staff and new Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker https://t.co/RAWJpD9EnL pic.twitter.com/G3r4uWxS2P
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) November 7, 2018
In firing Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump has crossed a red line and started a constitutional crisis. We are activating our rapid-response network, launching mass protests nationwide TOMORROW (11/8) at 5pm local time.
— Public Citizen (@Public_Citizen) November 7, 2018
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the latest high-profile departure from the Trump administration. pic.twitter.com/bMJ9RSJN3P
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) November 7, 2018