FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2018
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CREW Statement on Jeff Sessions
Washington—In response to the apparently forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Executive Director and former federal corruption prosecutor Noah Bookbinder released the following statement:
“This may be the first step in President Trump’s attempt to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller or catastrophically undercut his investigation. Special Counsel Mueller must be allowed to continue the investigation without interference from Acting Attorney General Whitaker. Whitaker must assure the continued protection of the investigation immediately.
Congress also has the power to protect Special Counsel Mueller’s job and investigation. So far they have refused, because congressional leaders did not believe there was an immediate threat. They must act now, for the sake of our nation.”
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is a nonprofit legal watchdog group dedicated to holding public officials accountable for their actions. For more information, please visit www.citizensforethics.org or contact Jordan Libowitz at 202-408-5565 or [email protected]