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Trump On How Long He Will Criticize Sessions Without Firing Him: "I'm Looking At It"

After slamming Jeff Sessions in what was his lengthiest morning tweetstorm to date, Donald Trump spoke to the WSJ and once again expressed his disappointment in the Attorney General and questioned the importance of Sessions’s early endorsement of Mr. Trump’s candidacy, saying that Session - the only senator to endorse him in the primary - did so because of big crowds, not loyalty but declined to say whether he planned to fire him, although based on that statement it is most likely that Sessions' days are numbered.

“When they say he endorsed me, I went to Alabama,” Mr. Trump said on Tuesday , recalling the endorsement . “I had 40,000 people. He was a senator from Alabama. I won the state by a lot, massive numbers. A lot of the states I won by massive numbers. But he was a senator, he looks at 40,000 people and he probably says, ’What do I have to lose?’ And he endorsed me. So it’s not like a great loyal thing about the endorsement. But I’m very disappointed in Jeff Sessions.”

He continuied piling on, adding that “it’s not like a great loyal thing about the endorsement."

Asked if he would remove Mr. Sessions from office, Trump again said he was disappointed in the attorney general’s decision to recuse himself from the probe into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

“I’m just looking at it,” the president said when asked how long he could continue to criticize Mr. Sessions without firing him. “I’ll just see. It’s a very important thing.”

Trump also said he was “very happy” with the addition of Anthony Scaramucci, "dismissing Scaramucci’s decision during the presidential campaign to endorse two other Republican candidates before backing Mr. Trump. He said Scaramucci offered his support before he was ready to enter the race. “His first choice was Trump,” Mr. Trump said. “I think it’s important to say that.”