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Sessions considering second special counsel to investigate Republican concerns

(Washington Post)  Attorney General Jeff Sessions is entertaining the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate a host of Republican concerns — including alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the controversial sale of a uranium company to Russia — and has directed senior federal prosecutors to explore at least some of the […]

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GOP lawmakers tell Sessions to probe Clinton-Comey or resign

(Washington Times)  Two House Republicans delivered an ultimatum Monday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, telling him either to name a special counsel to investigate FBI Director James Comey’s handling of last year’s election, or else resign to clear the way for someone who will. Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Matt Gaetz of Florida said questions are piling […]

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White House Chief of Staff Says Mueller-style Investigation of Hillary Clinton Needed – Newsweek

(Newsweek)  White House chief of staff John Kelly called for a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Uranium One deal on the day President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman was arraigned for money laundering and other charges. “I think it’s doubly important that when these kinds of accusations are made that they […]