Trump did not name the Republican congressmen, but he was apparently referring to the indictments against Rep. Duncan Hunter of California and Rep. Chris Collins of NY.
Collins was charged with 13 counts of securities fraud, wire fraud and making false statements related to an alleged insider trading scheme.
Sandberg and Dorsey said the companies had stepped up efforts to fight such influence operations, but lawmakers said there was far more to be done and suggested Congress might have to take legislative action.
Senator Jeff Flake, a Republican, said on Twitter the statement was "not the conduct of a President committed to defending and upholding the constitution, but rather a President looking to use the Department of Justice to settle political scores".
Mr Trump then compared the Attorney General with "Lyin' James Comey", claiming the Democrats must love Mr Sessions now.
Of course, Toobin's hypothetical is a totally different situation, mainly since Trump wasn't recommending that Sessions or anyone else in the Justice Department cease what they're now doing.
"The companies' platforms are now the single most important forum for speech in our society", said Abdo.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, said the tweet indicated Trump and Sessions "do not have a healthy relationship".
"I'm appalled by those comments", she said.
But some now see him as a bulwark against attacks on the Justice Department.
Unseeded Millman sends Federer crashing out of US Open
Prior to this match Federer had not lost a set as he he continues his chase for a sixth US Open triumph and 21st grand slam title. In the women's draw, Madison Keys eased into the quarter-finals with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova.
PRESIDENT TRUMP'S scorn for the rule of law has - by now - been pretty well established. Holder pushed back, saying that as attorney general, he had a president he "did not have to protect". American intelligence agencies have concluded that Moscow interfered to help Trump win.
He added sarcastically: "Good job Jeff ..."
Mr Trump suggested Mr Sessions could lose his job in July a year ago when he said "time will tell" what happens to him.
The authors of the paper wrote that White House interventions based on the president's personal or corrupt interests are "always unconstitutional".
Senator Mark Warner, the committee's top Democrat said, "I'm skeptical that, ultimately, you'll be able to truly address this challenge on your own".
Contributing: Kevin Johnson in Washington, D.C. John Kennedy, a Louisiana Republican, said Tuesday on CNN's "New Day".
U.S. political scientist and columnist Brian Klass called Mr Trump's outburst "insane".
Trump has frequently pilloried Sessions for recusing himself from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible collusion with Russian Federation to tilt the 2016 United States election toward the real estate billionaire.
"He's not hiding how he views the law, law enforcement, of justice".
Trump's witch hunt through the White House is apparently part of the White House's last-minute, scrambling PR plan. In a separate statement, the White House is dismissing the book as "nothing more than fabricated stories".
Kavanaugh sat silently and impassively for most of the day, occasionally sipping water and taking notes on senators' points. Chuck Grassley , an Iowa Republican who's the Judiciary Committee's chairman, pushed back on those calls, and outgoing Sen.
During the visit, Sidhu sparked controversy after he was photographed hugged Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. He alleged the previous government's claims of a civil-military divide was "propaganda" and did not reflect reality.
The deal also proposes requiring a significant portion of automobile parts - 75 percent - be made in the USA and Mexico . It is still unclear whether the United States and Canada will work out their differences in the next few weeks.
Expressing his views on Twitter, he wrote, " Petrol , diesel and gas prices are rising and are hitting all-time highs daily". Current account deficit (CAD) is already widening and an excise duty cut will disturb fiscal deficit (target).
On Saturday, Haddad was scheduled to visit Garanhuns, a city in Brazil's impoverished Northeast where da Silva was born. But he has been in jail since April after he was sentenced to 12 years for corruption and money laundering.
This rematch of the French Open final in June, won by Nadal , was his first match against a top-20 opponent at the U.S. Asked about that at his news conference, Thiem said with a chuckle: "Well, I don't think he's really sorry".
The company's stock has surged more than 70 percent since January, outperforming Apple, which has gained more than 30 percent. Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth US$1 trillion (NZ$1.52 trillion), hot on the heels of Apple.
Before Ayanna Pressley celebrated her triumph surrounded by dozens of supporters, a wave of shock hit her behind closed doors. Capuano is now the fourth House lawmaker to lose re-election in a 2018 midterm primary, following Rep.
Sharapova beaten by birthday girl Suarez Navarro in New York
Also making the last eight was 2017 runner-up Madison Keys who eased to a 6-1, 6-3 win over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova . The Spaniard will be at that stage for the second time at the US Open , five years after her other run to that round.
United States last nail in frozen Pak aid
Pakistan is still believed to have the strongest influence over the Taliban, making its cooperation necessary for peace talks. Trump used his first tweet of 2018 to attack the Pakistani government saying they shelter the "terrorists we hunt".