Donald Trump Bashed Jeff Sessions by Saying He Didn't "Have an Attorney General"

Caricature of Donald Trump with mouth open and eyes closed.By: Gage Skidmore
Type: Lashes out at PeopleSep 19 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Jeff Sessions
In an Oval Office interview with Hill.TV’s John Solomon and Buck Sexton, Trump reignited his beef with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He implied he didn't have an Attorney General because he decided to recuse himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller who continued to push the investigation on Trump, an investigation which the president called a "witch hunt." Trump added onto his criticism of Sessions by knocking his performance on border security.

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Quote | He chastised Sessions' performance by saying he didn't have a top law enforcement officer.

“I don’t have an attorney general. It’s very sad,” Trump said in the Oval Office. “I’m not happy at the border, I’m not happy with numerous things, not just this.”

Targeted by Trump