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Jeff Sessions is out as attorney general

President Trump didn't even wait until 24 hours after midterm election polls closed to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Trump announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that Sessions is out as attorney general and Sessions' chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, will take over until a permanent replacement is named. In his letter of resignation, Sessions makes clear that he was forced out. "At your request, I am submitting my resignation," he wrote. Trump on Twitter thanked Sessions for his service.

It was widely expected that Trump would fire Sessions or ask him to...

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News Posted By: theweek - Wednesday, 7 November