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Trump's 2020 Campaign Manager Makes Stunning Public Call for Sessions to Be Fired and End to Mueller Investigation

The statement sent shockwaves through the political universe.

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President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale called Tuesday for the firing of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and end to the Russia probe by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Parscale cited the inspector general's recent report as grounds for these proposed actions, but offered no real explanation for how the report connected to his statement.

The campaign manager refered to the on-going investigation as "phony" in a tweet.

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He added that Trump now has the "truth to end it all."

Political analysts were aghast at the unprecedented statement from a campaign manager running a reelection campaign.

Below are some of the immediate reactions.

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Chris Sosa is the former Senior Editor of AlterNet. His work also appears in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.