President Trump told Bloomberg in an interview Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will remain in his position until at least the upcoming midterm elections.
“I just would love to have him do a great job,” Trump told the publication in an interview, before departing for a rally in Indiana.
Trump claimed he only appointed Sessions, a key member of his campaign, because he “felt loyalty” and blamed the attorney general for failing to crack down on “corruption” at the Justice Department.
In a rare statement in response, Sessions said that he would “not be improperly influenced” by political pressure.
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