WASHINGTON, November 7th. / Tass /. US President Donald Trump fired Jeff Sessions from the post of Attorney General, the United States Attorney General.
"At your request, I resign," – said in the text of the statement Sessions, sent to the White House. In turn, Trump in his Twitter wrote that Matthew Whitaker was appointed acting head of the US Department of Justice. Until now, he was the head of Seshns.
"We are pleased to announce that our new acting US Attorney General will be Matthew Whitaker – [до сегодняшнего дня] Chief of Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice. He will serve our country well. We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service and wish him all the best! Candidature permanent changer [Сешнса] will be put forward later, "- said the head of the US administration.
Trump has repeatedly criticized SES in the past few months. Earlier, at a press conference on the results of the mid-term elections to the US Congress held on November 6, the American leader announced that he was considering options for personnel changes in the administration and signaled that Michael Pompeo would remain secretary of state.