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Trump partly to blame sessions for Republican losses in Alabama: report

President Trump, allegedly, to blame attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Republican Roy Moore’s loss in the state of Alabama earlier this month to lead because of his departure from the Senate, the Ministry of justice, made the race.

(Reuters)

President Trump, allegedly, to blame attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Republican Roy Moore’s loss in the state of Alabama earlier this month to lead because of his departure from the Senate, the Ministry of justice, made the race.

Trump laments the loss of the Senate seat for the Democrats and some of the blame on the sessions for the recording of the position of the justice Department, the trigger for the special election, according to a report from the Associated Press on Tuesday.

Doug Jones was the first Democrat in two decades to win a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, deep-red, that Trump supported by more than 28 points during the 2016 presidential elections.

He won the race with a lead of 21,000 votes against Moore, the embattled Republican candidates tainted by sexual misconduct allegations, although he was a full endorsement of trump card in the run-up to the voting day.

Trump has long expressed his doubts to say to go with the meetings, so much so that in July, he would have not hired him if he knew sessions was going to recuse himself from the investigations about the alleged Russian interference in the election of 2016.

“Meetings should never recused himself, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me, before he took the job, and I would have taken someone else,” Trump told The New York Times.

The attorney General recused himself from the probe in the midst of revelations that he held two meetings with the Russian Ambassador. During a press conference announcing the decision he said that he will not participate in any investigation “in connection with the campaign for the presidency of the United States.”

The President saw the move as a sign of retreat and sessions attacked on Twitter, called it “beleaguered” and “very weak” for not taking a stronger position on the Hillary Clinton E-Mail scandal.

So why not in the committees, and investigators, and of course, our embattled A. G., look into the Crooked and Hillarys crimes & Russia relations?

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 24. July 2017

At the time he was a private in the light of the possibility of burning Sessions, but the idea was opposed by a consultant, said the attorney General is well-supported under its base by the tough-on-crime approach, and it could only aggravate further the investigation.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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