I never believed I would be appealing to that little weasel, Jeff Sessions, to hang in there; however, he’s got to understand Trump’s classic bullying playbook, which seeks to have Sessions quit – and not be fired. If he quits, he’ll replace him with someone who will be able to fire Mueller. At his point in time, Jeff Sessions is the only person on Earth who can ensure that the inquiry stays alive.
Trump’s latest tweet referring to Jeff Sessions is yet again one more tactic to try to discredit him. He queries, “Why is A.G. Jeff Sessions asking the Inspector General to investigate potentially massive FISA abuse? Will take forever, has no prosecutorial power and already late with reports on Comey etc. Isn’t the I.G. an Obama guy? Why not use Justice Department lawyers? DISGRACEFUL!”
I predicted Trump’s move to hang on to power, come hell or high water. Over a year ago, I pointed out just how predictable Trump is. He knows firing Sessions will make a clearer path to obstruction of justice, so instead he has chosen to try pushing Sessions to quit by harassing him or discrediting him. This is classic bully behaviour.
For an in-depth examination of the mind of the bully and what to do about, I recommend that you read my book, “From Bully to Bull’s-Eye: Move Your Organization Out of the Line of Fire”.
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