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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Carol Leonnig, Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker
The Washington Post
President Trump has discussed with confidants and advisers in recent days the possibility of installing a new attorney general through a recess appointment if Jeff Sessions leaves the job, but he has been warned not to move to push him out because of the political and legal ramifications, according to people briefed on the conversations.
Manu Raju, Liz Stark
As President Donald Trump continues to publicly criticize Jeff Sessions, one of the attorney general's former colleagues is promising that if Sessions is fired, there will be "holy hell to pay."
Peter Baker
The New York Times
The internal rivalries of the White House spilled out into stark public view on Thursday morning as President Trump’s new communications director called out his chief of staff on live television, suggesting that he may be a leaker — all over a leak that was not actually a leak.