New report says that Donald Trump berated Jeff Sessions and tried to get him to take back his recusal.

By |2018-05-31T04:51:17+00:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Front Page, News|Tags: , , , , , |7 Comments

What? More obstructionism?

Courtesy of NYT:

By the time Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrived at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort for dinner one Saturday evening in March 2017, he had been receiving the presidential silent treatment for two days. Mr. Sessions had flown to Florida because Mr. Trump was refusing to take his calls about a pressing decision on his travel ban.

When they met, Mr. Trump was ready to talk — but not about the travel ban. His grievance was with Mr. Sessions: The president objected to his decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation. Mr. Trump, who had told aides that he needed a loyalist overseeing the inquiry, berated Mr. Sessions and told him he should reverse his decision, an unusual and potentially inappropriate request.

Mr. Sessions refused.

The confrontation, which has not been previously reported, is being investigated by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, as are the president’s public and private attacks on Mr. Sessions and efforts to get him to resign. Mr. Trump dwelled on the recusal for months, according to confidants and current and former administration officials who described his behavior toward the attorney general.

The special counsel’s interest demonstrates Mr. Sessions’s overlooked role as a key witness in the investigation into whether Mr. Trump tried to obstruct the inquiry itself. It also suggests that the obstruction investigation is broader than it is widely understood to be — encompassing not only the president’s interactions with and firing of the former F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, but also his relationship with Mr. Sessions.

My favorite part of this is that Trump could not resist the urge to weigh in on the New York Times’ article this morning.

“And I wish I did!”

Boy, that must put a bounce in old Jeff Sessions’ step don’t you think?

However, he is not going anywhere as it was reported elsewhere that Trump was given a message by the Senate Republicans that if he did fire his Attorney General over this that they would not vote to confirm a replacement. Which leaves Trump stuck with an Attorney General who cannot protect him from the Mueller investigation.

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  1. anonymous May 30, 2018 at 8:40 am

    tweeting too him’$-elf

  2. Anonymous May 30, 2018 at 9:28 am
  3. Paul May 30, 2018 at 9:33 am

    Maybe Roseanne Barr is sharing her Ambien with her good friend Donnie Dotard? That might explain some of his tweets, if you believe Barr’s explanations for her racist tweets. Or, maybe both Dotard and Barr are racists and idiots.

  4. Anonymous May 30, 2018 at 10:07 am

    Things Get Worse for Neo-Nazi Who Used Bear Mace to Attack Seminar on Nonviolent Protest

    …When Bret Maness burst into an Anchorage, Alaska, community center with a large can of bear mace, witnesses thought he was an actor, according to the Anchorage Daily News. The small group had gathered for a seminar on nonviolent protest. Maness, 53, was a mace-wielding neo-Nazi with an extensive criminal history that includes killing a black neighbor after allegedly shouting “I told you I’d kill you, you fucking n—er.” Maness was arrested for the bear-mace attack and booked on a series of charges, which grew again last week after he was charged with allegedly lying about the incident in court.

    The attack appeared unprovoked. Maness’ 11 alleged victims, who ranged from 29 to 79 years old, didn’t know him. But Maness’ social media suggests why he might have targeted the group.

    Maness is prolific poster on Gab, a social media network popular among the alt-right. Approximately one month before the bear-mace attack, Maness shared a post from Gab user “卐Kike ϟlammer88卐 卐BOWL GANG卐.” (“Bowl gang” being a reference to people who admire white supremacist Dylann Roof, “ϟ” being a reference to the Nazi SS, “88” being code for “Heil Hitler,” and the rest being pretty obvious.)

  5. Anonymous May 30, 2018 at 10:14 am

    Avenatti said on MSNBC, “Now, you know, we had Nixon tapes years ago and now we have Trump tapes. Mr. Cohen’s attorney was forced to admit, as a result of our efforts relating to bringing these tapes to light, he was forced to admit in open court today that Michael Cohen was making recordings of various parties and those recordings, not only do they exist, but they’re being kept under lock and key. He was forced to admit that some of them relate to my client, which is of huge concern to us. And our position is very clear as outlined in front of the courthouse. These tapes should be released in full to the American people and the Congress so that people can judge them for themselves and decide what action should be taken.”

    Avenatti also confirmed that Trump’s voice is on the recordings, “These tapes relate directly to the conduct of the president’s right-hand attorney, relate directly to issues considering my client, attorney/client privileges that were disclosed by Mr. Cohen improperly by her prior counsel. And also, we have every reason to believe that the tapes include communications between Mr. Trump and Mr. Cohen that don’t have anything to do with the rendering of legal advice. So those are not privileged communications.”

    The Trump tapes are the smoking gun

    It is clear now why Trump was fighting so hard to get access to the Cohen evidence. The tapes with Trump’s voice on them are the evidence that no one can deny.

    • Anonymous May 30, 2018 at 3:39 pm

      Fuck Guili Guili ~gOlf!

    • ANONYMOUS May 30, 2018 at 4:03 pm

      ““Hypothetically speaking, I mean, these documents and these recordings could have the president of the United States complicit it with Michael Cohen as it relates to potential serious federal criminal acts relating to money laundering or other untoward criminal conduct,” Avenatti said. “I mean, hypothetically speaking, you’re just asking what’s possible? That’s possible, hypothetically.”

      Avenatti admitted he had no concrete proof of that claim, but he said the existence of the recordings should be considered a red flag.

      “It’s never a good idea to be recording conversations, period, especially if you are an attorney, especially if you’re dealing with sensitive information,” “It’s really not a good idea if are you going to do that, to record them with people that later become the president of the United States. It’s especially a bad idea to keep those recordings in your office or hotel or hotel room and have them seized by the FBI.””

      ““Why is he recording phone conversations?” Wiley said. “Why? I mean, this is where you start to get into, is there some kind of criminal enterprise? Does he need some kind of leverage over people? because lawyers typically do not need a recorded phone conversation record to zealously represent their clients.”” gOOd ?

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