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Trump steps up criticism of Sessions, and the latest on Russia investigation

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon. Mark Wilson/Getty Images

President Trump went on Twitter and continued his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, criticizing the Department of Justice for not doing more to investigate alleged “Hillary Clinton crimes” and leakers of sensitive US intelligence.

It’s the latest in a series of tweets the President had sent out in the last week or so. His displeasure with the Attorney General first surfaced in an interview he did with the New York Times earlier this month. In the interview, Trump criticized Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia probe.

The sustained attack has many wondering whether Sessions’ days as attorney general may be numbered.

What, if anything, would happen to the Russia investigation if Sessions was to vacate or be removed from his post?

Guests:

Larry Liebert, a national security editor at Bloomberg

Andy Wright, associate professor at Savannah Law School in Georgia; he is a former Associate Counsel to the President in the White House Counsel’s Office under President Barack Obama (2011-12)

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