Lindsey O. Graham

Conservatives rally around embattled Atty. Gen. Sessions as Trump continues criticism

Conservatives rally around embattled Atty. Gen. Sessions as Trump continues criticism

As President Trump continued his extraordinary public flogging of Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions, prominent figures in Congress and the conservative media began to rally around the embattled attorney general and warn Trump against firing him.

Trump kept up his criticism of his attorney general on Tuesday but notably ducked several opportunities to openly call for him to resign, saying in response to a reporter’s question that “time will tell” whether Sessions remains head of the Justice Department.

The day began with a pair of tweets from the president criticizing Sessions for a...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
74°