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Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares to speak before a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) Executive Committee to discuss implementation of the President's Executive Order 13773, at the Department of Justice, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered his resignation amid tension with the president


As the friction between President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions intensifies, the former Alabama senator at one point offered his resignation, according to ABC News.

The conflict between the two originates back to Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation after reports circulated that he had an undisclosed meeting with Russian officials.

According to multiple sources, Sessions' recusal is one of the top disappointments of Trump's presidency so far. And his anger certainly hasn't waned with time. Sources also detailed private meetings where the president continued to blast the attorney general, blaming the recusal for the expansion of the Russia investigation, which has since been taken over by Special Counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller.

A report released by the New York Times on Tuesday night details the polarizing pressure Sessions experienced from both President Trump and the FBI. According to former and current law enforcement officials, former FBI director James Comey confronted Sessions and said he did not want to be left alone again with the president. 

Comey allegedly made the request one day after President Trump had asked him to end an investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Comey is expected to expose the hidden intricacies of the Russian investigation as well as Trump's involvement during his Thursday testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill. 

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