Jeff Sessions suggested he could resign amid rising tension with President Trump

This administration is such a mess. All jokes aside, I’m really fearful at the moment what would happen if there’s a terrible incident that happens in the US. Doesn’t even have to be terrorist related, but even a natural disaster that couldn’t be handled at the state level could just be catastrophic right now:

As the White House braces for former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony Thursday, sources tell ABC News the relationship between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has become so tense that Sessions at one point recently even suggested he could resign.

The friction between the two men stems from the attorney general’s abrupt decision in March to recuse himself from anything related to the Russia investigation — a decision the president only learned about minutes before Sessions announced it publicly. Multiple sources say the recusal is one of the top disappointments of his presidency so far and one the president has remained fixated on.

Trump’s anger over the recusal has not diminished with time. 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.

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  1. There was a brief discussion on Reddit about how Trump would react to a Hurricane Katrina situation. Nobody expects a proper response. WAY worse than Bush’s response, for sure. He’ll probably send someone to fly over the destroy areas in a helicopter, report the conditions to him while he’s playing golf, then send some cops to guard the businesses to prevent looting.

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