President Trump To NY Times: I Never Would’ve Hired Sessions If I Knew He’d Recuse Himself

Perhaps the most shocking part of President Trump’s interview with the NY Times  is that he gave them the interview at all. The NY Times is one of the vehicles the President calls “fake news.” A close second to the fact that he spoke to what he calls “The Failing NY Times” is the POTUS’ comment about Jeff Sessions. Trump told the paper that he’d never  have appointed Jeff Sessions as Attorney General had he known Sessions would recuse himself from the Russia investigation. The president said sessions decision was “very unfair to the president”–it has slowed down his agenda.

“Jeff Sessions takes the job, gets into the job, recuses himself, which frankly I think is very unfair to the president,” he added. “How do you take a job and then recuse yourself? If he would have recused himself before the job, I would have said, ‘Thanks, Jeff, but I’m not going…



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