Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus is claiming he helped prevent President Trump from accepting the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions last May.
“[White House counsel] Don McGahn came in my office pretty hot, red, out of breath,” Priebus told Vanity Fair. “[He] said, ‘We’ve got a problem.’ I responded, ‘What?’ And he said, ‘Well, we just got a special counsel, and Sessions just resigned.’ I said, ‘What!? What are you talking about?’ ”
“‘That can’t happen,'” Priebus said he responded to McGahn, recalling that he reacted by calling an emergency meeting.
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