Bob Woodward’s recently published book about the Trump administration, “Fear,” says which the president had called Sessions “mentally retarded” as well as also also a “dumb southerner.” Trump has publicly claimed, “I said neither” about Sessions.
“I don’t have an attorney general,” Trump told The Hill in an interview with which news site in September.
nevertheless the abruptness of the move, less than 24 hours after the close of the polls Tuesday, stunned Trump’s closest allies both inside as well as also also outside of the White House.
“I didn’t know This specific was coming, especially so soon after the midterms,” one source said on the condition of anonymity.
Hours before the resignation was announced, Trump was asked about Sessions’ future within the administration.
“I’d rather answer which at a little bit different time,” the president responded.
Trump’s press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said the White House received a resignation letter coming from Sessions earlier Wednesday as well as also also Trump accepted which.
Sessions’ letter to Trump, which will be not dated, begins by saying, “At your request, I am submitting my resignation.”