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Saul Loeb/GettyDonald Trump just made his move against the Russia investigation.  By forcing the Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign and then going around the established line of succession at the Department of Justice by appointing a partisan loyalist, Matt Whitaker, to be the acting Attorney General—one who will oversee the Special Prosecutors office—Trump has signaled his intent to end Robert Mueller investigation.  There is no mystery here. Sessions wasn’t removed because of a disagreement over his hardline stance on immigration. Trump has been crystal clear about what he wants in an Attorney General: someone who will protect him. And when Sessions recused himself from overseeing the Russia investigation he was no longer able to do that. Read more at The Daily Beast.