Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

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WASHINGTON-President Trump renewed his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, decrying his Justice Department's recent indictments of two Republican House members because of the political ramifications for the GOP.

"Two long running, Obama era, investigations of two very popular Republican Congressmen were brought to a well publicized charge, just ahead of the Mid-Terms, by the Jeff Sessions Justice Department".

Collins' indictment on insider trading charges also stemmed from a call he made to his son in June 2017 - during a congressional picnic at the White House, five months after the president took office. The Dems all hated him, wanted him out, thought he was disgusting - UNTIL I FIRED HIM!

Chris Collins of NY was indicted on insider trading charges, which he has denied, while Duncan Hunter of California was accused with his wife of using campaign donations for personal purposes.

Mr Trump has previously pressed Mr Sessions to investigate his perceived enemies and has accused Mr Sessions of failing to take control of the Justice Department. Trump did not have any public events Monday.

Hunter was charged with using more than $250,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses, including family vacations, school tuition, and theater tickets.

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Like Federer, Herbert insisted that Lahyani had over-stepped the mark and said he would meet the official over the issue. Seeking some sort of physical treatment, Kyrgios responded to Lahyani: "Okay". "But I get what he was trying to do".

Trump, who did not address the specifics of the charges, did not name the Republicans. Rarely, though, has he made it so explicit that he views the Justice Department as a political tool that is now being misused.

Aside from the implied suggestion Sessions should have ignored serious corruption charges against Collins and Hunter until after the elections in November, Trump's tweets are also rather shocking because the U.S. Attorneys who brought the charges against the lawmakers are both Republicans who rose to their prosecutorial positions under President Trump.

Both men had been expected to face easy re-election campaigns. He even compares him to former FBI director James B. Comey, who has said Trump repeatedly requested loyalty and even suggested he back off unhelpful investigations.

The Justice Department also began investigating Hunter a year ago, with the House Ethics Committee announcing in March 2017 that it was holding off on taking action against Hunter because the Justice Department had launched a criminal investigation into his use of campaign funds. "Really sick!" Trump added in another tweet.

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called Trump's tweet "next level insane, inappropriate, unethical, stupid, incriminating".

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