Fed Games

“The meeting marked the first time that investigators for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, are known to have interviewed a member of Mr. Trump’s cabinet.” Jeff Sessions spent several hours being interviewed by the Special Counsel’s office.

+ Sessions was already in the news this week following this Axios scoop: “Attorney General Jeff Sessions — at the public urging of President Donald Trump — has been pressuring FBI Director Christopher Wray to fire Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, but Wray threatened to resign if McCabe was removed, according to three sources with direct knowledge.”

+ WaPo: It’s looking more and more like Jeff Sessions is doing Trump’s political dirty work. (With the constant strategic infighting and politics playing out between the Justice Dept, the FBI, and the White House, it’s got to be a pretty good time to be a federal criminal.)

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