Throw AG Under The Bus

Submitted by ub on Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:13

The Associated Press has issued the following Analysis: Trump's Sessions remarks show penchant for shaming Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on

The President told The New York Times he would never have nominated US Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general if he had known the Alabama lawmaker would recuse himself from the Justice Department’s investigation into the Trump team’s ties to Russia. Citing Recusal, Trump Says He Wouldn’t Have Hired Sessions

President Trump has a public falling out with Attorney General Jeff Sessions

There Is No One Trump Won't Throw Under the Bus… via @Esquire

Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

Trump also blasted former FBI Director James Comey, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and special counsel Robert Mueller, whose investigation, the president says, is rife with conflicts of interest. Asked if he thought he himself was under investigation the president said: “For what? I didn’t do anything wrong.” Excerpts From The Times’s Interview With Trump

Is there a good reason why Trump was so surprised at the recusal? Analysis | Why is Trump surprised Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation?

The New York Times is both a favorite target and interview venue of Donald Trump:

White House staffers upset about a lack of loyalty to AG Sessions.…

Is he questioning the attorney general's character and placing doubt on his chosen chief law enforcement officer's ability to be fair and just? Does it shock anyone how ignorant, petty, and small some men could be?