Trump On Sessions Status: ‘Not Doing Anything,’ ‘Want To Get The Elections Over With’

ERIE, PA - OCTOBER 10: U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd after speaking at a rally at the Erie Insurance Arena on October 10, 2018 in Erie, Pennsylvania. This was the second rally hosted by the presi... ERIE, PA - OCTOBER 10: U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd after speaking at a rally at the Erie Insurance Arena on October 10, 2018 in Erie, Pennsylvania. This was the second rally hosted by the president this week, including one in Iowa yesterday. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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President Donald Trump on Thursday morning said he wasn’t planning to replace his attorney general, at least not right now.

Durning an interview with “Fox and Friends” Thursday morning, Trump addressed a report in The Washington Post that he discussed replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Sessions’s own Chief of Staff Matthew Whitaker. Trump said he “never” talks about private conversations, but said “I can tell you, Matt Whitaker is a great guy, I know Matt Whitaker, but I never talk about conversations I had.”

When pressed further about whether he’s considering ousting Sessions Trump lamented: “I’m not doing anything, I want to get the elections over with. We’ll see what happens,” he said before launching into an diatribe about the “witch hunt” and Sessions’s failure to oversee it.

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