Going… Going… Gone! Jeff Sessions Exits Department of Justice to Applause (VIDEO)
Jeff Sessions turned in his resignation earlier Wednesday at President Trump’s request.
Later Wednesday Sessions emerged from the Department of Justice after meeting with staffers.
Approximately 150 people broke out into to applause as Sessions exited the building.
Sessions shook hands with other Justice Department officials including Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.
Jeff Sessions smiled as he waved goodbye but looked somber as he walked over to the car waiting for him.
NEW: Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions exits the Department of Justice to applause by colleagues and staff after submitting his resignation at Pres. Trump's request. https://t.co/w7mQyKOA68 pic.twitter.com/FymHSnn4ux
— ABC News (@ABC) November 7, 2018
With Sessions gone, President Trump can finally drain the swamp!
Rosenstein headed over to the White House shortly after Sessions turned in his resignation.
Although Rosenstein is to remain DAG, rumors are flying he will be resigning soon now that he no longer has control over the Mueller probe.