‘It is a Total Witch Hunt!’: Trump Defends ‘Honest Man’ Jeff Sessions, Says ‘Real Story’ is ‘Illegal Leaks’
Following Attorney General Jeff Sessions decision to recuse himself from any upcoming investigations of presidential campaigns — following news that Sessions had spoken to the Russian ambassador during the Trump campaign — President Donald Trump released a statement offering support for Sessions while hammering Democrats.
JUST IN: President Trump releases a statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, says "It is a total witch hunt!" pic.twitter.com/Jogoc25Ggt
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) March 3, 2017
As you can see, Trump’s statement hit on a few familiar themes, namely that the “real story is all of the illegal leaks” and that Democrats are “saving face” because “they lost the election.”
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