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The Agony of Jeff Sessions

Feb 28, 2018 - Politico

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been attacked and belittled by President Donald Trump more than Vladimir Putin has.

Trump has had rough patches with most of his top officials at one point or another, but there is a particular poignancy in his humiliating treatment of his own attorney general, who got on board the Trump Train early and supports the president's policy instincts as much as anyone.

Sessions is ideologically and politically loyal, but not personally loyal, at least n...