President Donald Trump Wednesday announced the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Session's departure following the midterm elections was expected. Nevertheless, his exit raised alarm about the Russia probe being conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Twitter users reacted with shock and dismay. Yet, others pointed to Sessions' own racist history in a bid to avoid the deification of other lawmakers who've parted ways with the President.
The greatest trick Jeff Sessions ever pulled was to get people on the left upset he got fired.— Franklin Harris (@Franklin Harris) 1541622121.0
Jeff Sessions used his position to support racist & cruel policies, all while conceding to the whims of the Trump a… https://t.co/9tDpqVKmXY— Planned Parenthood Action (@Planned Parenthood Action) 1541622202.0
Congratulations to Jeff Sessions on his new job at Fusion.— Katharine Trendacosta (@Katharine Trendacosta) 1541622253.0
Jeff Sessions is an inspiring story of all the personal indignities one drawling racist foreskin elf will endure in… https://t.co/Y4Q0uTzMUN— Erin We're Screaming Merry Christmas Again Ryan (@Erin We're Screaming Merry Christmas Again Ryan) 1541622050.0
Let's review what Trump, who's under investigation for no less than conspiracy has done up 'til now: 1. He fired t… https://t.co/1R5pKsbnum— Bill Madden (@Bill Madden) 1541622260.0