Americans take to streets to demand Russian Federation investigation be protected

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

Other protests against Trump in Vancouver have drawn crowds in the thousands.

The special counsel's team has been investigating Stone's connection to WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign and whether he had advance knowledge of the group's plans to release hacked material damaging to Democrat Hillary Clinton. His style rubbed many the wrong way, and at times Justice Department officials pushed back on his demands. The president had long complained about Sessions recusing himself from supervising Mueller.

Schumer called it "paramount" that Mueller's status be protected by the new attorney general. He'll likely be remembered as the worst Attorney General in American history.

"[Whitaker] is a strong supporter of President Trump's agenda on religious liberty, immigration, drugs, violent crime, and protecting the rule of law", a senior Trump administration official who was not authorized to speak on the record tells Conservative Review.

The president can not directly fire the special counsel. Democrats cited his past comments about Mueller as evidence that he too must recuse.

"Donald Trump has installed a crony to oversee the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation, crossing a red line set to protect the investigation", organizers said on a Facebook Event page for the protest.

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David Bosel, a retired political scientist, described Trump's attempts to scupper the Mueller investigation as "dictatorial" and accused most Republicans in Congress of helping Trump tilt the United States towards "fascism".

Phil Sawyer said he's been concerned about Trump's politics for some time. Bob Goodlatte, demanding "emergency" hearings on Sessions' ouster and replacement with Whitaker. He is from Des Moines and attended the University of Iowa where he played football.

He served as the US attorney for the Southern District of Iowa from 2004-2009, and was well respected in Republican circles in the state, according to the Des Moines Register. But, he countered that executive terminations are open to Senate oversight.

During a 2014 primary debate for the Republican US Senate nomination from Iowa, Whitaker sympathized with patients who benefit from marijuana ingredient cannabidiol (CBD).

Clovis was also listed an unnamed "campaign supervisor" in the indictment of former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, according to The Washington Post. That would give him authority over funding and allow him to make critical decisions such as signing off on charges and determining whether Trump should be subpoenaed. One associate, Jerome Corsi, said in a video recording Monday that he's "been involved in a really constant basis" for two months with Mueller's investigation.

Democrats voiced fears the removal of the top USA law enforcement officer may be an attempt to undermine or end the investigation. "They went after people with tax problems, from years ago". "I believe myself to have been a reasonable prosecutor, and when the facts and evidence show a criminal violation has been committed, the individuals involved should not dictate whether the case is prosecuted".

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