Political resignations

FILE - In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Philadelphia. President Donald Trump took a new swipe at on Monday, July 24, 2017, referring to him in a tweet as “beleaguered” and wondering why Sessions isn’t digging into Hillary Clinton’s alleged contacts with Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 25, 2017 - 4:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's withering invective about Jeff Sessions over the last week suggests an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with a possible eye toward replacing him and ending the Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016...
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White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 25, 2017 - 9:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local): 9:10 a.m. President Donald Trump's new communications director says it's "probably right" that Trump wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. Anthony Scaramucci, the Trump adviser,...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017 file photo, Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. People who have worked closely with Arradondo tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
July 22, 2017 - 1:44 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee (juh-NAY') Harteau (har-TOH') says she is "willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes" be in charge of the department. She and the police force are facing criticism in the wake of last weekend's fatal police shooting of 40-year-old...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017 file photo, Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. People who have worked closely with Arradondo tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
July 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief after last weekend's fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911. In a statement released Friday, Harteau said: "I've decided...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017 file photo, Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. People who have worked closely with Arradondo tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
July 21, 2017 - 11:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief after last weekend's fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911. In a statement released Friday, Harteau said: "I've decided...
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In this July 21, 2017 photo, incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, right, blowing a kiss after answering questions during the press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington. Scaramucci is out as White House communications director after just 11 days on the job. A person close to Scaramucci confirmed the staffing change just hours after President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff, John Kelly, was sworn into office. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 21, 2017 - 10:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump's decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead the beleaguered White House communications team. The departing spokesman said the president "could benefit from a clean slate" as he...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017 file photo, Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. People who have worked closely with Arradondo tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
July 21, 2017 - 9:57 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief after last weekend's fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911. In a statement released Friday, Harteau said: "I've decided...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017 file photo, Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. People who have worked closely with Arradondo tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
July 21, 2017 - 9:14 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief following last week's shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer. In a statement released Friday, Harteau said: "I've decided I am...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017 file photo, Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. People who have worked closely with Arradondo tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
July 21, 2017 - 9:09 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief following last week's shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer. In a statement released Friday, Harteau said: "I've decided I am...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017 file photo, Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. People who have worked closely with Arradondo tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
July 21, 2017 - 8:37 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief following last week's shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer. In a statement released Friday, Harteau said: "I've decided I am...
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