Toobin: Trump's attack against Sessions an 'impeachable offense'

US President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions

President Donald Trump on Monday criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions after two Republican congressmen were charged with crimes ahead of the midterm elections, putting "two easy wins in doubt", as he put it. But in what is expected to be a charged debate over Sessions's successor - a debate likely to try even some Republican senators wary of Trump's maneuvers - tweets like the ones Sunday aren't exactly going to tamp down the idea Trump is searching for a political crusader to lead the DOJ.

The President's tweets about various indictments brought against California Rep. Duncan Hunter who misused more than $250,000 in campaign funds and then threw his wife under the bus, and Chris Collins of NY who was indicted on insider trading and wire fraud.

Trump followed up the first tweet with another, saying Democrats must now love Sessions, just like "Lyin' James Comey". The piece also notes that the president's statement will nearly certainly be incorporated into litmus tests for any attorney general he nominates in the event that Sessions gets fired in the foreseeable future. The Dems all hated him, wanted him out, thought he was disgusting - UNTIL I FIRED HIM!

His comments came a day after Trump railed against Sessions for investigations into a pair of Republican congressmen.

Two of Trump's regular critics in the GOP Senate were quick to argue that Trump was trying to politicize the Justice Department. Sen.

The justice department has not commented on the tweet.

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The congressmen he referred to in two combative tweets were Reps. He was also under investigation by congressional ethics officials. Fox News has reached out to the White House for additional clarification, and the Justice Department did not immediately respond.

Trump stayed at the White House on Monday, watching television.

George Conway is throwing himself into the new mix-up between Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions.

"This tweet alone may be an impeachable offense".

The tension between Mr Trump and Mr Sessions boiled over recently with Mr Sessions punching back, saying that he and his department "will not be improperly influenced by political considerations". Both have pleaded not guilty.

He later added, "The sentiment at the core of that tweet is so contrary to the mission of the Department of Justice, and it's such an insult to the decent people who work there".

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