Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein up till now has had oversight over the Mueller probe, as a result of Sessions’ move to recuse himself from the investigation in 2017.
Sessions, 71, had been repeatedly blasted by Trump for his recusal.
Trump has said that moment opened the door to special counsel Mueller’s probe, which the president has repeatedly called a “witch hunt.” …
Sessions’ letter to Trump, which is not dated, begins by saying, “At your request, I am submitting my resignation.”
Trump could barely wait to get rid of him, for not protecting him from the Russia witch hunt.