Donald Trump Lamented That Sessions Recused Himself From Russia Investigation

Type: Disdain for Rule of LawOct 14 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Jeff SessionsAbout: Russia
Donald Trump repeated his frustration that Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, exclaiming that he "was disappointed that he recused himself." As a reminder, Sessions recused himself because it was revealed that he didn't disclose meetings between himself and the Russian Ambassador to the United States during the 2016 election.

Main Source:

Quote | The President has hammered AG Sessions for months over the decision.

"I was disappointed that he [Attorney General Sessions] recused himself and many people think I was right on that. I was very disappointed. Why should he have recused himself? So I was very--"

Targeted by Trump