Attorney General Jeff Sessions is once again at the center of a political firestorm.
Sessions recusal in the Russia investigation was the first domino to fall in a sequence of events that led to Robert Mueller being charged with leading a rigged witch hunt.
And now Sessions is in deep trouble after President Trump sent this tweet.
The fake news media has been dying for President Trump to make a move against Mueller so they can claim Trump plunged America into a Constitutional crisis and Congress must immediately act to impeach him then remove the President from office.
Anti-Trump journalists thought they had their chance when Trump took to Twitter and fought back against Mueller’s rigged witch hunt.
President Trump tweeted:
This is a terrible situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further. Bob Mueller is totally conflicted, and his 17 Angry Democrats that are doing his dirty work are a disgrace to USA!
Trump haters in the press rejoiced because they believed the President ordered the Attorney General to fire Mueller in broad daylight.
They had finally caught Trump committing an act of obstruction of justice in broad daylight.
But as usual, they popped the champagne corks too soon.
Multiple Trump aides quickly pointed out that the President didn’t give an order.
All Trump did was express his thoughts about the legitimacy of the rigged witch hunt Mueller is conducting.
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was asked in the daily press briefing if Trump had given Sessions an order to fire Mueller.
Sanders responded, “It’s not an order. It’s the president’s opinion. And it’s ridiculous that all of the corruption and dishonesty that’s gone on with the launching of the witch hunt, the president wants to — has watched this process play out. But he also wants to see it come to an end, as he’s stated many times. And we look forward to that happening.”
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani was at a campaign event in New Hampshire and was quizzed by reporters about Trump’s tweet and if the Attorney General saw this as an order Giuliani responded, “No it isn’t. It isn’t at all. What it is is what we said it was immediately ‘an opinion.’”
“And he used a medium that he uses for opinions – twitter. And one of the good things about using it is that he’s established a clear sort of practice now that he expresses his opinions on Twitter. He used the word ‘should.’ He didn’t use the word ‘must’ and there was no Presidential directive that followed. He didn’t direct him to do it. And he’s not going to direct him to do it,” Giuliani concluded.
Even Axios’ Jonathan Swan weighed in and said Trump knows he can end the Mueller investigation whenever he wants, but the President knows the swamp is just itching to use it as an excuse to impeach him.
Swan – who is one of the best-sourced reporters in the media – tweeted:
Of course. Anybody could see that. Trump can end Mueller investigation if he wants to. He hasn’t because he knows Congressional blowback would be beyond even his control. This morning was just more venting, more undermining Mueller.
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