Chuck Grassley

Troubles deepen for Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions as Trump calls him 'very weak' on Clinton emails

Troubles deepen for Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions as Trump calls him 'very weak' on Clinton emails

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions confronted increasing questions about his future as he faced fresh public slaps from his boss, President Trump, and 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 announced that he...

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