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If Sessions Is Fired Or Resigns, How Would A Successor Be Chosen?

President Trump has been actively criticizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions for a week, leading many to expect that Sessions will either be fired or forced to resign.

But if Sessions is removed, how would his successor be selected? Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with University of Texas law professor Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) about three possible scenarios — at least one of which could spark a confrontation with Congress.

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