Tough trials ahead for Trump’s new legal adviser

There was little surprise and few tears shed over the sacking of Trump’s attorney general Jeff Sessions, but his replacement has been greeted with derision by the justice department. Meanwhile, the Mueller investigation is working steadily to its conclusion

11th November, 2018
Tough trials ahead for Trump’s new legal adviser
Robert Mueller: investigating interference by foreign governments in the 2016 presidential election

The midterm votes were still being counted when Donald Trump made the move that had been expected since March 2017; he forced his embattled attorney general Jeff Sessions to resign.

On Wednesday, Sessions’ firing ended the longest period of notice in Washington DC history. Just weeks after his appointment as attorney general, he was forced to recuse himself from oversight of the Department of Justice investigation into whether the Trump campaign had conspired with Russia in...

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