Jeff Sessions is a coward

When Jeff Sessions heads into his nationally televised Senate testimony today, the choices he makes and the answers he provides will define how history remembers him. He could do the right thing, helping to salvage his own legacy and the sanctity of the United States in the process. Or he could do the wrong but loyal thing by helping out a guilty friend. But he’s already shown us that he’s not going to do either one, because he’s a coward.

Donald Trump elevated Jeff Sessions to the position of Attorney General for one reason: so that Sessions could protect him from the Russia scandal in which they both conspired. But at the very first sign of trouble, when Sessions got caught lying under oath about his Russia role, he all but immediately recused himself from the investigation in the hope that the Senate wouldn’t come after him for perjury. Sessions turned out to be too much of a coward to carry out the backstop duty he’d been given when Trump appointed him.

But lest anyone think Jeff Sessions may have recused himself because it was the right thing to do, look no further than when Donald Trump began trying to obstruct the Russia investigation by leaning on FBI Director James Comey. What did Sessions do? Nothing, one way or the other. Because he’s a coward. And when Trump made the extraordinarily wrong move of firing Comey? Sessions once again did nothing – because he’s a coward.

So when Jeff Sessions heads into his testimony today, his moment in the history books will be defined by what he’s not willing to do. Sessions won’t do the right thing and rat out Donald Trump for his crimes. Sessions won’t do the loyal thing and defend Trump either. Instead, Sessions will give the kind of noncommittal answers, aimed only at protecting himself, that have defined him from start to finish as nothing more than a coward. If you’re a regular reader, feel free to support Palmer Report.

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  1. Claudia on June 13, 2017 at 1:42 am

    He wanted one thing and that was title of Attorney General. But, because he is so stupid, he couldn’t see there was a price , and if he did, didn’t care!
    Little does he know the history he will leave behind bis exactly what you stated. coward!
    Such a diseased infected little man.

  2. NarcissusShrugged on June 13, 2017 at 2:41 am

    He needs to serve some kind of time in his own beloved prison system or I’m looking for pitchfork sales.

  3. carol green on June 13, 2017 at 2:57 am

    Tomorrow, SCROTUS earns his name: So Called Resident of the United States.

  4. Susan Childs on June 13, 2017 at 9:42 am

    Diseased and infected little man his entire life. Just google some of his past actions. He has never been and never will be in the same class as humans. He is a weasel and slinks around. Always has and always will. He may have “little man syndrome” but that means he needs to be put out of his misery as there is no cure for that.

  5. TAllen on June 13, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Wonder how deep the tainted Russian money goes? Beyond Donald and his pals?

  6. Meribel Taco Bell on June 13, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    Excellent post. I weep for my country.

  7. Stephanie Robinson. on June 13, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    Little Man, (. I don’t know, I don’t remember ). Ok, Sessions, Not Good Answers!!! You Do Not Belong
    In this, Position, Why You May Ask??? You may pick Only One!!!
    1) You Are Lying
    2) You Are Incompetent
    3) You Have Dementia

    He should be let Go!!!!!!!!!!!

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