Donald Trump Ordered Top WH Lawyer to Stop AG Sessions From Recusing Himself

Type: Disdain for Rule of LawJan 04 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Jeff SessionsAbout: Laws & Crime
Donald Trump ordered White House Counsel Donald McGahn to prevent Attorney General Jeff Sessions from recusing himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with them, renewing concerns that Trump obstructed justice by exerting his influence to stymie the investigation. Trump erupted in anger after Mcgahn was unsuccessful and insisted that the job of the Attorney General was to protect him.

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