Trump to Bloomberg: Sessions' job is safe until at least November elections

Trump to Bloomberg: Sessions' job is safe until at least November elections

President Donald Trump said on Thursday his maligned attorney general is safe in his job at least until November.

Thursday he told the outlet, "I do question what Jeff is doing". As Trump has continued to berate the AG on Twitter and in interviews, only Rep. Gary Palmer has gone public in Sessions' defense. "I will get involved and I'll get in there if I have to".

"I wanted to stay out, but at some point if it doesn't straighten out properly".

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"I just would love to have him do a great job", Trump said. Though they once cautioned him that dismissing Sessions would feed special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Trump's potential obstruction of justice, these people say, Trump's legal team has become increasingly convinced Mueller will make that case regardless of whether the president fires Sessions or leaves him in place... He declined to tell whether he would keep Sessions in office beyond November.

U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking to a raucous, campaign-style rally in IN, warned on Thursday that the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation must "start doing their job and doing it right" or "I will get involved".

Wallace said, "Remember though, that the recusal of Sessions did not lead to the special counsel".

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Trump criticized Sessions over the Russian Federation probe last week, saying that the attorney general had never fully exerted control over the Department of Justice.

Another blow in Mr Trump's long-running feud with Mr Sessions, the president's complaint fits with his pattern of viewing the Department of Justice less as a law enforcement agency and more as a department that is supposed to do his political bidding. He charged that Mr Mueller's probe was "highly conflicted" and that "real corruption goes untouched".

Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, a close Trump confidante, predicted Sessions would be out of his job in the near future, but insisted Trump should wait until after November's midterm elections.

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