Global  

“News neutrality by unbiased coverage”
One News Page
> >

House Democrats Call for Hearings Into Sessions' Firing

Video Credit: Newsy Studio - Duration: 00:56s - Published < > Embed
House Democrats Call for Hearings Into Sessions' FiringRobert MuellerRobert MuellerDonald TrumpDonald Trump

House Democrats Call for Hearings Into Sessions' Firing

They claim Sessions' firing was an effort by President Donald Trump to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

House Democrats Call for Hearings Into Sessions' Firing

Some congressional Democrats  are demanding action on President Donald Trump's firing of  Attorney General Jeff Sessions  on Wednesday.  In a letter  to the House Judiciary Committee chair, the panel's Democrats are calling for emergency hearings to look into the move.

They claim it was an attempt by the president to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference in 2016.  In addition to the hearings, the Democrats are asking to pass bipartisan legislation that would protect Mueller and the Russia investigation.  Trump has long been clear about his disapproval of the probe.

And his pick for  acting attorney general , Matthew Whitaker, appears to feel the same way — he said in a 2017 op-ed the investigation was "going too far." A separate letter  from the same group of lawmakers called on Whitaker to recuse himself and keep the Mueller investigation under Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's supervision.  So far, the panel's chair hasn't responded to the requests.  Additional reporting from  Newsy affiliate CNN . 




You Might Like


Recent related videos from verified sources

Democrats Questions Trumps Firing Of Sessions [Video]Democrats Questions Trumps Firing Of Sessions 00:32

On Thursday Congressional Democrats demanded emergency hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives to investigate President Donald Trump’s ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Reuters reports..

Credit: Wochit - Published

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest