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From the March 13 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Well, on Friday, the attorney general of the United States, Jeff Sessions, asked for all 46 of the remaining U.S. attorneys to submit their resignations. That man right there pictured right there, Preet Bharara, said, “No, I'm not going to do it.”

AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): So, wait, they asked for 46 resignations. One said no.

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): All U.S. attorneys. 

DOOCY: Yeah. They always do that. But he said no. And now it's a big deal about well, what's going on? Was he investigating Donald Trump or something?

KILMEADE: Well, he did get an OK from Donald Trump. He went and saw him, and famously he went to the tower, came down and said, “I had a great conversation, and President-elect Trump wanted me to stay on.”

DOOCY: For how long, though?

KILMEADE: When he fired all 46 --

EARHARDT: In his words, that's what he said. He said Donald Trump promised me I could stay on for the time being, which he actually did. Donald Trump, he says, told him that in November.


EARHARDT: Here are the facts, though. Bill Clinton did this. Bill Clinton fired 90 people. One of them was Jeff Sessions. These are guys, these are individuals that don't agree with the president. If you work for a company, and you find out someone's investigating you within your company, you are out the door, buddy. I'm sorry. You got to be loyal. You got to be a family member. You got to be a team player.


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