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Gowdy Says Sessions Made The Right Choice In Recusing Himself

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Trey Gowdy decided to speak up about the public dispute between Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, he said that Session was right to recuse himself from the Russia probe and that Trump’s frustration is understandable.

“I think Jeff Sessions made the right decision in recusing himself,” Try stated Tuesday for Fox News. “And I also understand the president’s frustration at the decisions and actions of Attorney General Sessions that led to him having to recuse himself.”

“That’s where my focus is: The president is frustrated that he picked an attorney general that had to recuse himself,” he stated.

Sessions decided to recuse himself in March because it was uncovered that he met with the Russian Ambassador two times during the campaign.

Gowdy said that Sessions recusing himself was the right decision at that time, but that he was to blame because he didn’t uncover his conversations before accepting the appointment from Trump.

“The recusal was based on the attorney general’s failure to recall some meetings. So that’s what the recusal was based on,” he stated.

“The recusal was appropriate, but I do understand the president’s frustration: ‘I wish you had told me this when you were interviewing for the job, perhaps I would have picked someone else,’” Gowdy stated.

Trump in an interview with The New York Times said that he wouldn’t have nominated Sessions as an Attorney General if he had known that he would recuse himself. He also attacked Sessions for not doing his job right.

On Monday, Trump tweeted asking why “beleaguered” Sessions wasn’t looking into “Crooked Hillary’s crimes & Russia relations.”

Tuesday Trump also criticized Sessions for his “VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes.”

Sessions stated that he will remain to work as attorney general even though Trump attacked him.

“I have the honor of serving as attorney general,” Sessions stated in a news conference. “And I plan to continue to do so, as long as that is appropriate.”

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14 Comments
  • James Arjuna says:

    No human government, “great society” has ever solved all of humanity’s problems. The main one is disease,suffering and death. Mostly governments promote more diseases, and more suffering and more death. We can see in the USA with 1 in 9 babies born with a serous genetic disease requiring life long treatments and now even with all the artificial life support women in the USA are dying on average 5 years younger than their mothers. Infected people have mutated babies and according to the CDC we have a hyper pandemic of sexual infections right now. There is no way for humans to survive if we continue to destroy our own offspring with so many infected mutated babies.

  • James Arjuna says:

    There is only one hope for any human, and that is God’s Kingdom on earth as it is in heaven. He will destroy all evil one last time and so far every prophesy in the Bible has come true.

  • auntmeda says:

    trump needs to stop. trump will not get another AG approved by the dems. stop acting like a spoiled brat put on your big boy paints. and move forward . you are making a fool of your self.AG is doing a good job you are the president if you do not want him as AG then fire him.

  • TONY BASS says:

    ALL WELL AND GOOD.I FEEL THAT SESSIONS LEFT THE POTUSA OUT ON A LIMB. SORRY PEOPLE HE IS THE PRES.I HATED THAT PIECE OF SHIT OBAMA AS MUCH IF NOT MORE THEN ALL YOU A.H. BUT HE WAS THE POTUSA THEN. BUT,HE TRUMP IS A BULL THUS YOU BULL SHITERS ARE UP THE CREEK LOST

  • Linda says:

    the problem is that Sessions didn’t remember talking to the Russians till AFTER he became AG…and recused himself without telling Trump.. Since he has been AG he hasn’t filed any lawsuits against Obama’s wiretaps or the Clintons illegal activity so YES we have a wounded AG…but he could be hitting the Clintons and Obama with lawsuits …but nothing is happening there..?

  • Rachel Vitello says:

    O,Reilly is right. McCain can,t forgive President Trump

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