U.S. attorney General Jeff sessions has resigned (updated)

U.S. attorney General Jeff sessions submitted to the President Trump the letter of his resignation.

«We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, chief of staff of the attorney General Jeff and Roman sessions with the Ministry of justice, will become our new acting attorney General of the United States. It will be good to serve our country,» wrote the American leader on his Twitter page.

Trump also thanked former genprokurora for his service and wished him success. The President added that a permanent replacement for his post to be appointed later.

….We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service, and wish him well! A permanent replacement will be nominated at a later date.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 7, 2018

Last year trump said that he was disappointed Sessom after he recused himself in control of the investigation of the influence of Russia on presidential elections of 2016.

And in August of this year, the President urged and Roman sessions «immediately» to complete the investigation Muller. It happened on the next day after the beginning of court over the former head of the election headquarters of the trump Paul Manafort, which in September admitted his guilt in the tax evasion and other financial frauds.

Tensions trump and Roman sessions and reached a boiling point, when trump in an interview with Fox News accused the attorney General that he was unable to take control of «corruption» in the Ministry of justice.

At a press conference held today (November 7) after reports of the resignation of the attorney General, trump has not responded to a direct question about Sense, stating that overall he was «extremely happy with my office.»

Sessions agreed to leave his post at the request of trump, according to a copy of his resignation letter obtained by The Hill.

«I came to work in the Department of justice, every day in the line of duty and serving his country – wrote sessions. – I did it to the best of their ability, maintaining the basic legal processes that form the basis of justice.»