Relations between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have frayed enough that Sessions recently suggested he could resign, although the offer was not formal and he does not want to leave, according to a new report.
Sessions’ decision in March to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation frustrated Trump, who learned about the decision only minutes before it went public. Trump’s irritation has not dissipated with time, ABC News reports:
Two sources close to the president say he has lashed out repeatedly at the attorney general in private meetings, blaming the recusal for the expansion of the Russia investigation, now overseen by Special Counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller.
But sources say the frustration runs both ways, prompting the resignation offer from Sessions.