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The Attorney General, the President, and Congressional Oversight

We The People
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1 year ago

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired

The Lead with Jake Tapper
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1 year ago

Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions; sudden move raises questions about Mueller probe; Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Democrats vow to protect rule of law, Mueller probe;

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
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1 year ago

Special Counsel delivers Russia report to Attorney General

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
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1 year ago

Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions; names acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker who has said Mueller probe is going too far; President Trump fires Jeff Sessions; official says John Kelly made the call to Sessions, not Trump; Jeff Sessions fired; a

Erin Burnett OutFront
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1 year ago

Schiff tells acting AG were watching you

The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
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1 year ago

Special Counsel delivers Russia report to Attorney General

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
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1 year ago

Trump and a New Attorney General

The Daily
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1 year ago

Special Edition: Sessions is Out!

The Lawfare Podcast
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1 year ago

OA212: Rod Rosenstein and... G. Zachary Terwilliger?

Opening Arguments
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1 year ago

20181108 Nicole Sandler Show -A Constitutional Crisis with Marcy Wheeler

The Nicole Sandler Show
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1 year ago
We The People

Automatic TRANSCRIPT

After Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned at the request of President Trump, the president appointed Sessions’ former chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, to serve as acting attorney general, and a flurry of questions about the legality, constitutionality, and political repercussions of these developments ensued. Constitutional law scholar <strong>Steve Vladeck</strong> and political scientist <strong>Greg Weiner</strong> join host <strong>Jeffrey Rosen</strong> to think through those questions, including: Is Whitaker’s appointment constitutional? What are Congress’ powers to investigate or even subpoena the President or other executive branch officials over Sessions’ departure? How could the President respond? What will happen to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation? Is a constitutional crisis developing, or is this simply the Constitution at work?&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>