Jeff Sessions

WASHINGTON, D.C.- JULY 28, 2020:  Attorney General William Barr appears before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on July 28, 2020. The committee was interested in learning why federal law enforcement officers were sent to cities where protests were held, among other issues. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post/POOL)
Where Things Stand: Trump Attempts One Final Nail In Sessions’ Career Prime Badge
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It feels like a lifetime ago that we religiously covered President Trump’s repeated attacks on his ex-Attorney General Jeff Sessions. It’s laughable now that the “beleaguered” tweet day felt like a critical moment in Trump’s presidency.

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on October 18, 2017 in Washington, DC.
on August 4, 2017 in Washington, DC.
AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 03:  at Riverbend Center on November 3, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images)
on October 18, 2017 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 -- Andrew McCabe, U.S. acting director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, attends a press conference at the U.S. Justice Department in Washington D.C., the United States, on July 20, 2017. The world's largest "dark market" on the Internet, AlphaBay, has been shut down, the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) said Thursday. (Xinhua/Ting Shen)
WASHINGTON, DC - June 21:  Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee meeting on the FBI's budget requests for FY2018 on June 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. McCabe became acting director in May, following President Trump's dismissal of James Comey.  (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
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