2018年11月9日「attorney general」

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Today, the president demanded his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, resign, and he got what he wanted.
大統領が司法長官に辞任を求め長官が応じた

This morning, just before President Trump’s post-election news conference,
大統領の選挙後の会見が始まる直前に—

Chief of Staff John Kelly called Attorney General Jeff Sessions with a message from the president: resign today.
首席補佐官がセッションズ司法長官に大統領が辞任を求めていると伝えた

Sessions has been on thin ice for nearly two years.
立場は2年前から揺らいでいた

One of Trump’s earliest and staunchest supporters,
忠実なトランプ支持者だが—

he infuriated the president shortly after becoming AG by recusing himself from the Russia investigation.
ロシア疑惑捜査への不関与を長官就任直後に表明し大統領を怒らせた

The president quickly named Sessions’ chief of staff, Matt Whitaker, as the acting attorney general.
大統領は司法長官代行にセッションズ氏の首席補佐官を指名

In the past, President Trump has suggested he wants an attorney general who will protect him.
大統領は擁護してくれる司法長官を求めていて—

And in Whitaker, he has picked someone who has talked openly about reining in Robert Mueller.
特別検察官を抑え込むと公言している人物を選んだ

 

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attorney general
司法長官

attorney
弁護士

acting attorney general
司法長官代行

recuse
関与を辞退