Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly warned the White House that if President Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, then he might leave as well.
Trump’s fury toward Rosenstein reached its apex last week after it surfaced that Rosenstein had greenlit the FBI’s decision to raid the personal property of Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen.
Sessions’ reported warning highlights the political firestorm that would likely ensue if the president ousts the deputy attorney general, who is overseeing the Russia investigation.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the White House last weekend that if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, it may prompt his departure as well, The Washington Post reported.
Sessions apparently conveyed his sentiments in a phone call with Don McGahn, the White House counsel.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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