Trump Fires Sessions, Replaces Him With Unelected, Unconfirmed Lackey

“President Donald Trump on Wednesday fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, CNN reports.

“Matthew Whitaker will take over as acting attorney general, the President said

Whitaker is expected to take charge of the Russia investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Whitaker has been openly critical of Mueller and the investigation and Democrats immediately called on him to recuse himself, just as Sessions had.”