Attorney General Jeff Sessions Pushed Out of Trump White House

 wsj.com  11/7/2018 9:55:05 PM   Sadie Gurman and Sadie Gurman The Wall Street Journal BiographySadie Gurman @sgurman sadie.gurman@wsj.com Aruna Viswanatha Aruna Viswanatha The Wall Street Journal BiographyAruna Viswanatha @aviswanatha aruna.viswanatha@wsj.com

President Trump responds to questions regarding the Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, saying "I could have ended it anytime I wanted." Photo: AP

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out of his post Wednesday by President Trump, ending a turbulent tenure that began with Mr. Sessions as one of Mr. Trump’s closes associates and ended with him facing repeated attacks from the president over the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

The move follows months of Mr. Trump expressing his displeasure with Mr. Sessions in critical and sometimes harsh tweets. Even so, the rapidity of the move, coming just hours after polls closed in the midterm elections, suggested...

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