Sessions' firing is "blatant attempt" to end Russia probe -Pelosi
Pelosi, in a statement posted on Twitter, called for the acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, to recuse himself from any involvement in the probe, citing what she called his “record of threats to undermine & weaken” it.
“Congress must take immediate action to protect the rule of law and integrity of the investigation,” she said, echoing a call earlier in the day from the No. 2 Democrat in the House, Steny Hoyer. (Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by Tim Ahmann)
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