This comes the day after the midterms. It's unclear if Sessions was fired or if he resigned.
He will take over the Russia investigation from Rosenstein. And likely end it or strongly curtail it.
Now with more seats in the Senate, confirming a new AG will be easier.
The way to end the Mueller probe is to secretly limit his scope, block his ability to investigate or bring charges, AND KEEP MUELLER'S REPORT SECRET, instead of releasing it to Congress.
"a description and explanation of instances (if any) in which the [AG] concluded that a proposed action by a Special Counsel was so inappropriate or unwarranted...it should not be pursued."
"The notification requirement in paragraph (a)(1) of this section may be tolled by the Attorney General upon a finding that legitimate investigative or privacy concerns require confidentiality..."