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Trump Says He’ll Keep Sessions Until November Despite ‘Illegal’ Probe

  • The attorney general has resisted Trump’s pressure to resign
  • Mueller probe is ‘an illegal investigation,’ president says
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Trump Says Sessions Is Safe Until the November Election
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President Donald Trump said Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s job is safe at least until the midterm elections in November.

But the president also blasted Sessions for failing to rein in what he called an “illegal investigation” by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into whether Trump and his campaign aides colluded with Russians in the 2016 election.