House Republicans give AG Sessions an ultimatum: Investigate Clinton-Comey or resign

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The Washington Post reported Monday US time that Mr Sessions has directed senior prosecutors to investigate alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the controversial sale of a uranium company to Russian Federation when Mrs Clinton was secretary of state in the Obama administration. In a celebrated 1940 address that's still required reading for federal prosecutors today, Attorney General (and later Supreme Court Justice) Robert Jackson identified the Justice Department's ability to "choose [its] defendants" as "the most unsafe power of the prosecutor: that he will pick people that he thinks he should get, rather than pick cases that need to be prosecuted".

A day earlier, the Washington Post reported Sessions ordered top prosecutors in the department to look into these areas and report back to him, possibly to make the case for a special prosecutor.

If one is appointed to probe Clinton matters, "I think the vast majority of people at DOJ would be completely disgusted and demoralized by it, " said Zeidenberg, referring to the Justice Department.

During an Oval Office meeting with the president on November 1, Pirro denounced Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his refusal to go after Clinton, who was Secretary of State when the deal was approved. "They don't like feeling that they are political tools to be used by the president".

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President Trump has repeatedly called on the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in recent weeks to investigate "crooked Hillary".

"Dangling [a special counsel] is unsafe, period", he said.

What's it going to take to actually get a special counsel?

"I appreciate yesterday's letter saying you were considering appointing a special counsel that you sent to us", Jordan said.

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The first year of the Trump administration has been a turbulent one for the Justice Department.

But while the Mueller-led special counsel team meanders, there is uncertainty about whether issues like the Uranium One deal and fusion Global Positioning System will receive a thorough investigation. Each of those are pretty special, factual situations, and we will use the proper standards. "We will use the proper standards, and that's the only thing I can tell you, Mr. Jordan".

"Democrats' response needs to be broader than defending Hillary Clinton on Uranium One", former Clinton campaign adviser Ron Klain told Politico. "It sure looks like the FBI was paying the author of that document and it sure looks like a major political party was working with the federal government" to damage Trump, Jordan said.

That's what it looks like, and I'm asking you: Doesn't that warrant - in addition to all the things we know about James Comey in 2016 - doesn't that warrant naming a second special counsel, as 20 members of this committee wrote you three and a half months ago asking you to do?

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