Eric Swalwell

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions says no second special counsel for probe into FBI, at least for now

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions says no second special counsel for probe into FBI, at least for now

In a concession to conservatives clamoring for new investigations into Hillary Clinton’s emails and the Justice Department’s actions in the Russia investigation, 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...

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