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"News roundup late edition, presented by theraworx relief. I'm Jim shanavie. Applause for Jeff Sessions as he left the Justice department after tendering his resignation as attorney general CBS's, Steve over the president made the announcement on Twitter, and almost instantly there were warnings. Don't let Jeff Sessions ouster lead to the end of the Robert Muller pro-. Protecting Muller is paramount Senate democrat leader Chuck Schumer said ending or limiting the mother probe could lead to a constitutional crisis Virginia Senator Mark Warner would appear as a desperate effort to try to undermine the integrity of this whole special prosecutor process many here in Washington expected the president to get rid of sessions after the midterm election. Not many though thought it would happen this quickly. Steve Futterman, CBS news, Washington. The president had just hours earlier promised a period of deterrent with a new house leadership. The Democrats will come to us. With a plan for infrastructure plan for healthcare plan for whatever they are looking at and we'll go she also told reporters losing the house could be good for Republicans for them is being in the majority. I'm just going to blame them you understand. I'm gonna blame them. They're the majority. Honestly, it makes it much simpler for me. They will be blamed California's Nancy Pelosi wants to be speaker again bus person to go forward to unify to negotiate a good negotiator. But CBS's Steve Dorsey says that's not a given already eight of the twenty-seven newcomers to the house have stated the low pose Pelosi. The process is expected to kick off with a secret. Ballot vote later this month still Pelosi is regarded as a fundraising behemoth for the party and her experience as passed house speaker and minority leader will help her navigate past any potential challenger Republican Brian Kemp has claimed victory in Georgia's still too close to call governor's. I'm Jim Krasula Atlanta. A group called nonprofit protect democracy has filed a lawsuit seeking to keep Georgia's secretary of state Brian Kemp from being involved in counting votes certifying results or any off or recount cap is overseeing this still undecided. Georgia governor's race. He has refused. Numerous calls to step aside or recuse himself as secretary of state a big day on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average gaining two hundred forty five points or two point one percent to twenty six thousand one eighty the NASDAQ composite also up better than two and."