Jeff Sessions Weighs Competing Special Counsel Focused On Clinton, Democrats

President Trump has questioned why the Justice Department isn't looking into Democrats. The attorney general says he's on the case.

WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions, facing an dissatisfied boss and increased scrutiny over this knowledge of the Trump campaign’s dealings with Russia, is weighing whether to appoint a separate special counsel to zero in on allegations against presidential rival Hillary Clinton and other Democrats, a Justice Department official disclosed in a letter to Republican members of Congress on Monday.Appointing a second special counsel would be seen as a move to appease President Donald Tru...