Thursday, July 20, 2017
Trump: I wouldn’t have hired Sessions if I knew he’d recuse himself
President Trump blasted one of his staunchest allies on Wednesday — claiming that he never would have named Attorney General Jeff Sessions to his Cabinet had he known that Sessions was going to disqualify himself from the Russia probe.
“Sessions should have never recused himself,” Trump told The New York Times.
“And if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me before he took the job, and I would have picked somebody else.”
rump said he has been treated unfairly by Sessions — who, as an Alabama senator, supported him during the bruising Republican primary campaign, when many other GOP heavyweights were keeping .
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