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September 19, 2017

"Jeff Sessions may have been a fine Senator, but he has proven to be a feckless Attorney General."

The title of this post is a sentence from the first part of  this lengthy commentary by Gregg Jarrett at Fox News headlined "Sessions should resign, but not before taking action against Clinton, Comey and Rice."  The bulk of the commentary makes the case for bringing criminal cases against Hilary Clinton, James Comey and Susan Rice, and here is how it starts and ends:

Jeff Sessions should never have accepted the position of Attorney General of the United States. His leadership has proven unproductive and ineffectual....

Jeff Sessions either wittingly or unwittingly bungled his confirmation hearing, which led to the recusal that is said to have angered Trump and alienated the AG from the president. Regardless, Sessions’ performance as Attorney General ever since has been notable only for a series of failures to act when action is demanded.

The moment the President of the United States no longer has confidence in his Attorney General, it is time for him to submit his letter of resignation. But first, Sessions can restore integrity to the Department of Justice and salvage his own tattered reputation by taking aggressive action against Comey, Clinton and Rice.

Then he should quietly bow out.

September 19, 2017 at 07:40 PM | Permalink

Comments

See FOX New's priorities are in order.

Posted by: Joe | Sep 19, 2017 8:43:10 PM

Mueller should be fired by Sessions, before he resigns.

Sessions got his job by supporting Trump early. Unfortunately, Sessions is part of the Washington swamp, the failed elite, real Americans sent Trump to the White House to rid this country of.

Sessions is a lawyer. No more need be said. He should be replaced by an experienced police official. Failing that, a student in Life Skills class, learning to eat food with a spoon, would represent a marked upgrade in policy decision making. "Hillary, bad, bad girl."

Trump is weak. We need an American Duterte, or Duterte himself. Duterte is as qualified to be American President as Obama ever was, or even McCain, born in Panama.

Posted by: David Behar | Sep 19, 2017 10:54:05 PM

Does anyone actually care what this guy has to say?

Posted by: peter | Sep 20, 2017 12:00:13 PM

His tag line always says "former defense attorney." He was a civil defense attorney for a short time and has no experience whatsoever with criminal law but portrays himself as a criminal law expert in print and on t.v.

Posted by: Jay | Sep 20, 2017 12:54:32 PM

Before "bowing out," Sessions should have himself indicted for perjury before Congress and for filing false forms respecting contacts with the Russians.

Posted by: aon15 | Sep 20, 2017 3:15:56 PM

Our dotard president appointed this sycophantic troglodyte. They deserve each other.

Posted by: aon15 | Sep 22, 2017 7:59:26 AM

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