AG Jeff Sessions Won't Appoint Second Special Counsel For Probe Into FBI

It's hard to drain the swamp when the AG plugs the hole.

It's time to FIRE Jeff Sessions

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions on Thursday named a federal prosecutor from Utah to head the review.

But he once again stopped short of naming a second special counsel, a move that many Republicans have been demanding for months. The latest move is unlikely to quiet the rising tide of anger on the right, a campaign fueled by the bitter Twitter messages of President Trump.

In a letter to the leaders of House and Senate committees, Sessions said he had named John W. Huber, the U.S. attorney for Utah, to lead the inquiry of the department's handling of the probe into Clinton and the secret surveillance of Carter Page, a former Trump campaign aide.

Huber, a veteran prosecutor who once headed the national security section for the Justice Department, has been working on the case since November. Sessions said Huber would recommend whether to reopen or launch any new criminal investigations, and whether a second special counsel was warranted.


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