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Trump ordered White House counsel to press Sessions to lead Russia probe, but he failed, NYT reports

Special counsel Robert Mueller is aware of an unsuccessful attempt by President Donald Trump to lobby Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from the Justice Department’s Russia probe, The New York Times reported Thursday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero

Jeff Sessions Weighs Competing Special Counsel Focused On Clinton, Democrats

WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions, facing an dissatisfied boss and increased scrutiny over this knowledge of the Trump campaign’s dealings with Russia, is weighing whether to appoint a separate special counsel to zero in on allegations against presidential rival Hillary Clinton and other Democrats, a Justice Department official disclosed in a letter to Republican members(…)