Donald Trump Turned On AG Jeff Sessions for Recusing Himself from Russia Investigation

Type: Disloyal to StaffJul 25 2017 Severity:
Targeted: Jeff SessionsAbout: Russia
President Trump turned on his Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a joint news conference with the Lebanese Prime Minister by telling the media: "I am disappointed in the attorney general. He should not have recused himself. If he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me prior to taking office and I would have quite simply picked someone else." Trump was referring to Jeff Sessions recusing himself from the Russia collusion investigation, due to Sessions' citing a conflict of interest.

Main Source: cnn.com

Quote | "I am disappointed in the attorney general. He should not have recused himself."

President Trump gave his opinion when asked about his Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation during a joint news conference with the Lebanese Prime Minister: "I am disappointed in the attorney general.  He should not have recused himself.  If he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me prior to taking office and I would have quite simply picked someone else."

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