President Trump is considering naming Rudy Giuliani to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions, according to a report on Monday.
The president is so unhappy with Sessions, who he criticized last week for recusing himself from the Russia investigations, that he is thinking of bringing back the former mayor to run the Justice Department, Axios reported, citing sources.
In a tweet early Monday, Trump expressed his mounting dissatisfaction with Sessions by referring to him as “beleaguered.”
“So why aren’t the Committees and investigators, and of course our beleaguered A.G., looking into Crooked Hillarys crimes & Russia relations?,” Trump wrote.
Trump said Sessions decision to recuse himself was “very unfair to the president.”
“Sessions should have never recused himself, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me before he took the job and I would have picked somebody else,” Trump told the New York Times last week.
A day later, Sessions, a former senator from Alabama, said he was “completely confident” he could continue running the Justice Department.