Chuck Grassley

Troubles deepen for Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions as White House spokesman questions the 'future of the relationship'

Troubles deepen for Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions as White House spokesman questions the 'future of the relationship'

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions faced increasing questions about his future as Monday began with a fresh public slap from his boss, President Trump, and continued with new calls to testify about his conversations with the Russian ambassador last year.

Sessions, the first senator to endorse Trump, was a strong influence during the campaign. A longtime advocate for reduced immigration, both legal and illegal, Sessions helped shape Trump’s aggressive anti-immigration policies. He has also moved quickly to steer the Justice Department back to tough anti-crime and drug policies that Trump favors.

None of that seems to have saved him from the president’s ire.

This year, Sessions...

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