On Wednesday, Sessions entered and left the White House without speaking to the president and with his status unchanged, while conservative lawmakers in Congress rallied around Sessions, a former senator.
While no one else has gone quite so far as Graham in putting the president on notice, Sessions is clearly a red line for many Republicans, who are rallying to his defense.
Trump has said he is frustrated that Sessions recused himself from a federal investigation into possible collusion between Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation and said he would not have appointed him had he known he would do so.
"Why didn't A.G. Sessions replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, a Comey friend who was in charge of Clinton investigation but got big dollars ($700 000) for his wife's political run from Hillary Clinton and her representatives". So in his second appearance, "Cookie Jeff Sessions" offers his rebuttal to the bashing from the president.
"An honorable man whom I have known since his days as a United States attorney in Alabama, Jeff Sessions has recently become your piñata in one of the most outrageous - and profoundly misguided - courses of presidential conduct I have witnessed in five decades in and around the nation's capital", Starr said. I'm disappointed with the attorney general. You can be diaappointed in someone and want them to continue to do their job, and that's where they are. Reporter: We have learned the two men haven't spoken in days.
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One of the Justice Department's highest officials has notified the White House that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign from his post, a USA official told ABC News. Chuck Grassley, telegraphing that a vacancy at the top of the Justice Department would go unfilled for months.
Trump's brutal show of strength carries high risks for the president.
The Washington Post has reported that Trump's team sees getting rid of Sessions as part of a potential strategy to fire Mueller and end the investigation.
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