Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Bruno Cirelli
Giugno 7, 2017

Top White House spokesman Sean Spicer won't say whether the president has confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

But The New York Times, which first reported the request to Sessions, said it came after Trump had asked Comey in February to end an investigation into Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

The rift stems from Sessions's decision in March to recuse himself from the probe of possible ties between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation, a decision Trump was unaware of until minutes before it occurred.

Spicer said nothing to defend Sessions or his relationship with the President.

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