The Saturday Night Massacre refers to an incident in 1973 when President Nixon ordered his attorney general and deputy attorney general to fire independent special prosecutor Archibald Cox, who was investigating the Watergate scandal.
Whitaker was virtually unknown to Sessions before becoming his chief of staff.
The rushed appointment "is unconstitutional".
The AP reported that the resignation "was the culmination of a toxic relationship" between Sessions and Trump based on a few factors, but largely Session's having recused himself from dealing with Mueller's probe.
She said she would not move to impeach Mr Trump unless at least some Republicans were on board. "He said it should be shut down".
MoveOn is also heading a petition asking legislatures to protect the investigation, which had reached more than 475,000 signatures as of Thursday evening.
"The whole issue of presidential harassment is interesting", McConnell told reporters, when asked what Senate Republicans would do if Democrats attempted to obtain Trump's tax return.
But if anything, the election aftermath has featured even hotter controversy than before, whether over Mueller or Trump's other favorite bugbear - the media.
Whitaker has made it known that he is hostile to the probe into whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians and the president obstructed justice. The other one was, reportedly, vice president.
The White House did not respond to a request for comment.
On Thursday, the Acosta incident entered even more freakish territory when the White House was accused of tweeting a video doctored to make the reporter appear more aggressive in fending off the female press aide who tried to remove his mic.
"I feel he (Trump) is the bully in the china shop and we are the china", Sheaffer said.
"They can play that game but we can play it better, because we have a thing called the United States Senate", the president said.
Donald Trump has installed a crony to oversee the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation, crossing a red line set to protect the investigation.
DONALD TRUMP JR: Could the US President's son be the biggest scalp claimed by Robert Mueller? For example, one regulation-the same one that ultimately led Sessions to recuse himself-specifically prohibitsJustice Department employees from participating in any criminal investigation where they have "a personal or political relationship" with any person or organization that is "substantially involved" with the subject of the investigation or could be "directly affected" by its outcome.
Those actions could involve seeking new indictments from a grand jury or a subpoena forcing Trump to sit for an interview. Whitaker reportedly does not plan to recuse himself.
In the past, he has shown distinct skepticism about the probe, calling for its scope to be curtailed.
When Democrats assume control of House committees next year, they will direct everything from the subject matter of investigations to the timing and substance of committee hearings.
Ethics officials at the Justice Department are likely to review his past work to see if he has any financial or personal conflicts.
Alex Bunin , the county's chief public defender, suggested to the Houston Chronicle that his actions were something of a sulk. The county's three juvenile court judges who were on the ballot on Tuesday all lost by ten or more points.
Clayton confirmed that police officers, clearly seen confronting a man in digital footage of the incident, are "okay". Mr Hair said two civilians became involved as well as two police, trying to stop the man from his attack.
But as the attacks continued unabated, eventually one officer opted for lethal force, shooting the suspect in the chest. One man charged at the tall attacker with a shopping trolley just before police drew their weapons.
Even though Harper is still only 26, a 14-year deal with an average annual value of $30 million per season felt a bit excessive. Mike Rizzo says the Nationals are open to more negotiations with Harper in the future, and Scott Boras feels the same.
There's also numerous PUBG images now hosted on the PlayStation servers, adding more fuel to the fire. So, XBOX having first rights to getting the console version would be an easier transition from PC.
Oklahoma moves up to sixth and LSU slid to No. 7, followed by Washington State, West Virginia and Ohio State. With a huge win over Texas this weekend, the West Virginia Mountaineers saw a steep climb in the rankings.
Why it matters: Disney is really leaning into its franchises when launching a new streaming service app, according to The Verge. The official Star Wars website has just announced that the Rebel Alliance spy will headline his own TV series for Disney +.
President Donald Trump approved a permit for the pipeline in January 2017, reversing a 2015 decision by predecessor Barack Obama. The state department has now been ordered to do a more thorough review of the affect on issues like the climate.
Later, he enrolled at nearby California State University, Northridge, last attending in 2016, the school said in a statement . The official said the 29-year-old man deployed a smoke device and used a.45-caliber handgun when he opened fire .
Larry Drew will remain Cavs head coach through season
They were hoping to contend for a postseason berth in the wake of losing LeBron James to free agency for a second time . He grabbed his chance to shine after Westbrook twisted his left ankle with 4:25 remaining in the third quarter.
More protection: UN says Earths ozone layer is healing
If nothing had been done to stop the thinning, the world would have destroyed two-thirds of its ozone layer by 2065, Newman said. This year, the ozone hole over the South Pole peaked at almost 9.6 million square miles (24.8 million square kilometers).
What does a Democrat win mean for the Trump government?
Who is this man and what have they done with the actual Donald Trump? "I can see it being extremely good politically", he said. The White House would likely fight many such requests in court, but the subpoenas' reach could extend far beyond Washington.
Cyber security expert calls for IoT regulation
Narrowband IoT Chipset Market Segment by Regions: - North America, China, Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan, India . While, the goodness is that the industry still manages to show global growth in very challenging times.