New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci likened the tension between President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to a married couple.
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When your start not liking each other, Scaramucci told ABC News this morning, "You either reconcile or you separate."
"They need to either get together or separate," he said of Trump and Sessions, the nation's top law enforcement official.
When asked when they will get together, Scaramucci replied, "I don't know if they will."
Trump has been vocal in criticizing Sessions on Twitter in recent days, calling him "beleaguered" and accusing him of being "VERY weak" on "Hillary Clinton crimes" and "Intel leakers."
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes (where are E-mails & DNC server) & Intel leakers!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2017
While Sessions was one of Trump's earliest and most loyal campaign supporters on Capitol Hill, the president has grown increasingly frustrated with Sessions over his decision to recuse himself from the Department of Justice's Russia inquiry — a decision that infuriated Trump and led Sessions to offer his resignation. Trump rejected the offer at the time.
But since Trump has taken to publicly rebuking his attorney general in recent days, Sessions has only signaled resolve to stay on in his post.
At a news conference last week, Sessions said he plans to continue in the job "so as long as that is appropriate."