Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
Jun 07, 2017, 14:19
Trump is still angry, says the report, about Sessions' decision to recuse himself from investigations into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation.
"In fact, much of the past two months of discomfort and self-inflicted pain for Mr. Trump can be tied in some way back to that recusal", suggested The Times.
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During the White House press briefing today, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer couldn't say if Trump still had confidence in Sessions.
Spicer said, "I have not had a discussion with him (Trump) about that".
Spicer also passed on two follow-up questions to clarify that statement, offering no further explanation or reaffirmation of the president's past regard for his attorney general.
Comey is scheduled to speak publicly for the first time since he was sacked and since several news outlets reported that his memos showed that Trump sought to persuade him to drop his probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
Sessions, 70, occupies a unique role in Trump's world. Sessions was an early endorser of Trump's candidacy, and his former spokesman, Stephen Miller, is now Trump's main speechwriter and a policy adviser. After Trump's unexpected victory, the Alabama senator was given his choice of cabinet positions.
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Trump tweeted on May 12: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" The omission came on the advice of staff and an FBI investigator, the agency said.
With the recusal by Sessions, oversight of Russia-related investigations now falls to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Rosenstein is scheduled to testify on Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee about US surveillance programs.
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He is expected to be questioned about reports that Trump tried several times to convince him to back off of the investigation. Sessions later admitted having the meetings but said they were part of his Senate duties and were unrelated to the campaign.
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