Skip to comments.Could Jeff Sessions be moved to the Department of Homeland Security?
Posted on 07/29/2017 5:17:49 PM PDT by iontheball
Could Attorney General Jeff Sessions end up at the Department of Homeland Security?
Its an idea some political observers have been debating after President Trump announced Friday that John Kelly, who leads the department, would replace Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff.
Heres how the theory goes: The president has been lashing out at Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia meddling investigation. Sessions would be able to continue his work against illegal immigration as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. And then the president would appoint someone else to the Department of Justice who would then fire Robert Mueller as special counsel in the Russia probe.
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Would Sessions need to be confirmed again or since he was already confirmed as Attorney General he wouldn’t have to go through that again? Get Guiliani in as head of the DOJ and go after Clinton start investigating them
Last week was Spicer
This week it’s Prebius.
Once confirmed any cabinet member can be reassigned
Expect a recess appointment (maybe several) in August !
I personally think he’s better where he is. If he fires Sessions then he’ll likely be stuck with someone worse for the remainder of this term. And there is no way Sessions could have handled the Russia investigation. Unfortunately it was Trumps miscalculation that resulted in the appointment of Mueller. He’d be smarter to focus on the fact that Mueller is not investigating the other half of the scandal which is how this investigation got started in the first place given that hthere was no evidence of coordination with the Russians. And the fact that Mueller has a conflict because he worked for the Obama FBI. The obvious reason that they started the investigation was that Hillary asked them to by her own admission.
Get the illegals, STFU about cannabis, which is a State’s Rights issue if ever there was such and FU if you support civil asset forfeiture.
#3 at DoJ will become #1
But then the DNC Media Complex would have to go back to hating Sessions.
Awesome so Sessions could be moved around not fired..and Guiliani can get in..and somewhere Hillary Clinton will be pooping herself
Nope. Someone posted that Sessions can move to DHS and Scott Pruitt (who used to be the AG of OK and is already confirmed) can take over DoJ. And Rick Perry can take over the EPA.
This will leave the Energy Department open, but who cares? Whoever's #2 behind Perry can just assume the role.
Also, all you Rudy fans need to kill that noise. Rudy himself is compromised. No way he quit the 2000 Senate race due to prostate cancer. More likely Hillary gave him the look.
Would Pruitt investigate the Clintons and the Democrats for creating all this Russia BS? I want for DOJ whoever is willing to do their job and investigate the Clinton crime family
Cboldt brought up the vacancies act this week so I looked at it.
It is short term. There is an issue of whether DOJ succession statute governs.
But if the goal is to fire Mueller...it could happen this way as long as AG Sessions not fired . If fired..might be more complicated
Btw..doing this throws out the idea of trump really wasnt dissing sessions in some kind of weird plot. Sessions wants AG.
Also..if he does this...it could ratchet up the obstruction of justice charge
Hmm.. I don’t think you can move cabinet heads around like this, but l could be wrong. I don’t want Pruitt to leave the EPA he is willing to take on the AGW BS. Perry on the other hand said he believes in AGW. The climate change crap is hugely important to the Rats. It’s the key to power, control and unlimited funding so l don’t want a warmist anywhere near the EPA.
H.R. McMaster...obama slime, major leaker.
I think Reagan swapped his chief of staff with a department head...not sure though.
Move Sessions to DHS and appoint someone as AG who has never even been in the same room with a Russian. Thus the new AG could not possibly be implicated in “Muh Russia” and could instantly fire Mueller since a special prosecutor would no longer be necessary, as he could investigate “Muh Russia” himself.
But congress could really screw him over on this..to do so would require pro forma session so he cant do a recess appointment. They might be willing to spend the next two years doing just that.
He can fire Mueller right now on his own. This convoluted dance to fire mueller isnt going to fool anyone
He sure doesn't have much of an appetite for bringing Obama/Hillary/Brennan/Rice/Podesta/Clapper/Comey to justice.
If he stood up to Obama's EPA then he will investigate the Clintons and the Dems.
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