WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pushing back against President Donald Trump for saying Sessions' response to Republican complaints about the FBI was "disgraceful."
Sessions is giving no suggestion he would step down in light of the charge made on Twitter and insists he will "continue to discharge my duties with integrity and honor."
Sessions suggested Tuesday that the Justice Department's inspector general will evaluate whether prosecutors and FBI agents wrongly obtained a warrant under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to monitor the communications of a onetime Trump campaign associate. Trump tweeted that Sessions' remarks were " DISGRACEFUL!"
Sessions answered hours later, saying his department had taken the appropriate step and "will continue to do its work in a fair and impartial manner according to the law and Constitution."