Limbaugh: Rosenstein, Not Sessions ‘Ought to Be the Subject’ of Abuse If Trump Is Upset About Mueller


Tuesday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh argued President Donald Trump’s ire was misappropriated at his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the Department of Justice’s appointment of a special counsel to investigate possible collusion between Russia and the 2016 Trump presidential campaign. Limbaugh argued that instead Trump should be upset with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Partial transcript as follows: Mueller is independent. There’s nobody can stop Mueller from doing anything because it’s the deputy attorney general, what’s-his-face. Sessions had nothing to do with it. He recused! This is about Russia, supposedly. This is about Trump and Putin playing cards one night and deciding to steal the election from Hillary. Well, Sessions recused himself. It’s Rod Rosenstein that chose Mueller and chose no parameters. I went through this last week. We have a special counsel who should not even be in office. You do not… The regulations — I read them to you, justice department regulations — say there has to be a crime. There has to be a known crime for a special counsel to investigate! There isn’t one here. They are looking for a crime — and they will find one, believe me. Because
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Senate Approves First Step Toward Obamacare Repeal


The Senate passed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s motion to proceed on the upper chamber’s healthcare reform bills Tuesday, a move that will allow senators to vote on both the 2015 Obamacare repeal bill and the leadership’s healthcare reform legislation. If either bill ultimately passes, it will repeal large sections of Obamacare.
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Exclusive — Back on Offense: Conservatives Plan to Press for Official Congressional Investigation into James Comey, Loretta Lynch

House conservatives will launch an effort to conduct an official House Judiciary Committee-led congressional investigation into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and fired former FBI director James Comey, a notorious leaker, Breitbart News can con…
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Huckabee Sanders: ‘I Don’t Think’ Trump’s Frustration With Sessions Will Go Away

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smiles during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, May 5, 2017. Sanders discussed the republican health care bill and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stated that she doesn’t think President Trump’s frustration with Attorney General Jeff Sessions will go away. Sanders said, “I know that he is certainly frustrated and disappointed in the attorney general for recusing himself. But, as we’ve said, I think that’s a decision [getting rid of Sessions], that, if the president wants to make, he certainly will. And he’s continuing to move forward and focus on other things. But, that frustration certainly hasn’t gone away. And, you know, I don’t think it will.” Sanders added that she hasn’t been part “any conversations discussing potential replacements.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett
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