Jeff Sessions said he had the “honor of serving as attorney general,” and planned “to continue to do so as long as that is appropriate.” The remarks came after President Trump said he would not have picked Sessions for the job had he known the former senator would recuse himself from the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
“I always thought I’ve been pretty good with people,” the disgraced 70-year-old former football legend told the parole board, which made clear it was not relitigating Simpson’s 1995 acquittal in a trial for double murder. The panel curtailed his 33-year prison sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery, stemming from a confrontation in Las Vegas in 2007.
Like his late friend, McCain became a master of the Senate who could reach across the aisle and stand up to his own president. Now, their shared bond has taken a brutal turn with McCain’s diagnosis with the same brain cancer that claimed Kennedy in 2009.
The Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller is zeroing in on President Trump’s business transactions, according to Bloomberg. It sounds like somebody is basically daring Trump to try to fire Mueller.
The country’s leaders felt pressure to prosecute the prince, Saud bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed bin Saud bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, because King Salman has said citizens’ rights generally are more important than royals’ privileges.
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office is investigating the death of Bennington as an apparent suicide. He was the frontman for the rap-metal band, which rose to prominence in the early 2000s, selling tens of millions of albums.