President Donald Trump said Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions's job will be safe at least until after the midterm elections in November, a claim that could signal the possible end of the president's ongoing feud with his top law enforcement officer. "I'd love to have him look at the other side", he said, reiterating calls for Sessions's Justice Department to investigate Democrat Hillary Clinton and the origins of the Russian Federation probe.
Mr Trump was also asked about Mr Sessions in the interview, who the President has repeatedly attacked for recusing himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election campaign.
Sessions, in a rare statement, fired back, issuing a statement that said, "I took control of the Department of Justice the day I was sworn in". "I view it as an illegal investigation" because "great scholars" have said that "there should never have been a special counsel".
Trump has mulled firing Sessions for more than a year, openly mad at him because his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation paved the way for the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
"I think the American people are happy with the amount of stability that Sessions has brought", he said. GOP lawmakers, reportedly thanks to Trump's lobbying, are dropping their support for keeping Sessions at the helm of the Justice Department. Sen.
"I'll see what happens", Trump told Bloomberg.
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I think Bob Mueller is moving forward as he should and that needs to continue.
"I liked Don, but he was NOT responsible for me not firing Bob Mueller or Jeff Sessions".
Sixty-four percent of respondents - including 47 percent of Republicans - do not believe Trump should fire Sessions, while 19 percent believe the President should dismiss his attorney general.
Forty-seven percent of Republicans want to keep Sessions, compared to 31 percent who want him removed.
The procedural fallout would also be a disaster, with Democrats potentially all but shutting down the chamber, and even fellow Republicans saying they won't help confirm a new attorney general. I'm not asking him to be fired, but the relationship is not working. In his post as Alabama attorney general, Sessions pushed to execute drug traffickers, as well as defendants who were mentally ill or intellectually disabled. Several aides said Graham is annoyed with Sessions because he opposes a criminal justice reform bill he supports.