Rosenstein, Sessions spotted dining together hours after Trump criticism
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Three of the Justice Department's top officials, including Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump to kick off bid for second term in Florida The Hill's Morning Report - Trump to kick off bid for second term in Florida Sarah Sanders to leave White House MORE, grabbed dinner Wednesday night, hours after President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senator introduces bill to hold online platforms liable for political bias Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally MORE launched his latest attack on his top law enforcement official.

Sessions was seen dining at a Washington restaurant with Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinTrump blasts Mueller, decries 'witch hunt' at 2020 launch Trump blasts Mueller, decries 'witch hunt' at 2020 launch Trump: I didn't fire Mueller since firings 'didn't work out too well' for Nixon MORE and Solicitor General Noel Francisco, according to Axios

The dinner caps off a day that saw Trump's latest criticism of Sessions. In a tweet Wednesday morning, Trump called it "DISGRACEFUL" that Sessions would have the Justice Department's inspector general investigate the FBI's handling of the Russia investigation, instead of launching his own probe into the matter.

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"Why is A.G. Jeff Sessions asking the Inspector General to investigate potentially massive FISA abuse. Will take forever, has no prosecutorial power and already late with reports on Comey etc. Isn’t the I.G. an Obama guy? Why not use Justice Department lawyers? DISGRACEFUL!" Trump tweeted.

The attack came after Sessions said the inspector general would look into potential abuses by the FBI and Justice Department in the early days of the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election.

Trump has repeatedly berated Sessions publicly, particularly over the attorney general's decision last year to recuse himself from overseeing the Russia probe.

After Sessions's recusal, Rosenstein took on the responsibility of overseeing the investigation, which is being carried out by special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerKamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump MORE.

Sessions reportedly offered to resign last year after Trump voiced discontent with him, but was ultimately allowed to stay in his job.