Trump says Sessions’ DOJ has placed GOP in midterm jeopardy

Trump assails Sessions for pursuing two Republicans' cases

Trump assails Sessions for pursuing two Republicans' cases

The president tweeted: "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".

The tweet marked Trump's latest attack on the Justice Department, which has a long history of carrying out investigations and pursuing indictments in a nonpartisan fashion. The Dems all hated him, wanted him out, thought he was disgusting - UNTIL I FIRED HIM!

There was significant uproar yesterday when Trump attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions (again) over the charges against Chris Collins (R-NY) and Duncan Hunter (R-CA). Duncan Hunter of Alpine, who was charged last month with spending campaign funds on personal expenses and falsifying federal reports on his political finances, and Chris Collins of NY, who two weeks earlier was accused of insider trading and lying to the FBI.

Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) is condemning President Trump for saying that the Justice Department shouldn't enforce the law by bringing indictments against conservative congresspeople. The president blasted Sessions for failing to rein in what he called an "illegal investigation" by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into whether Trump and his campaign aides colluded with Russians in the 2016 election.

Collins was charged with insider trading, accused by federal prosecutors of tipping off his son about a biotechnology company's failed drug trial to avoid significant investment losses.

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

Collins, a Republican who represents the area between Buffalo and Rochester, was the first member of Congress to endorse Trump's candidacy.

Both congressmen have pleaded not guilty in their cases. With the White House failing to name a permanent U.S. Attorney, the judges unanimously voted to keep Berman as acting U.S. Attorney until a permanent replacement was selected.

While Trump suggested the investigations into the two lawmakers began during the Obama administration, the charges against Collins stem from actions he allegedly took previous year - including calls he placed while at the White House for a congressional picnic hosted by Trump.

Toobin added that the public can wear itself out in regards to its outrage over Trump's behavior.

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