AG Jeff Sessions and Other Republicans Keep Having Mental Lapses
By Roger Caldwell
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is having problems with remembering and maybe needs to take better notes. This appears to be a problem in the entire Trump administration, and maybe the president himself should teach a note taking class.
Maybe the administration is unable to get seven or eight hours of sleep and this also affects memory/clarity in thinking. There could also be a problem with the beginning of Alzheimer’s, or just absent mindedness, but America is counting on the administrations’ judgment.
“Jeff Sessions was selected to serve as chief law enforcement officer of the United States, but a web of lies that he’s been caught in casts his qualification for the position into serious question. Now he has a new excuse for his lying – the Trump campaign was in such a state of “chaos” that according to him, there’s no way he should be expected to remember all the times that a staffer reached out or attempted to reach out to Russia,” says Caleb Newton , reporter of Bipartisan Report.
This is a bizarre defense for the Attorney General of the United States, but Sessions used this defense while appearing before the House Judiciary Committee last week. This is really weird because it does not appear that anything Jeff Sessions says is close to the truth, and he keeps changing his original statements.
Late last month, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and longtime Manafort and Trump associate Rick Gates were indicted by Robert Mueller’s investigation team. They were indicted on charges associated with money laundering, but they had a small and insignificant role in Trump’s campaign, according to his press secretary.
On the same day, George Papadopolous who also had an insignificant role in the Trump campaign was revealed to have pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. At a meeting on March 2016, between Trump and top members of his campaign, Papadopolous suggested a secret meeting between the U.S. president and Russian President Putin that Sessions initially did not remember, but last week he somehow remembered.
Here again, it appears the president needs to have a class on note-taking because Sessions is having mental lapses concerning many campaign members having contact with any Russian associates.
“Most of you have not participated in a presidential campaign. And none of you had a part in the Trump campaign. It was a brilliant campaign in many ways. But it was a form of chaos every day from day one. We traveled all the time, sometimes to several places in one day. Sleep was in short supply. And I was still a full-time Senator keeping a very full schedule during this time,” explained Attorney General Sessions.
So Sessions should get a pass for things he cannot remember. Maybe it does not matter how many times he has to change his stories until he gets it right, because Republicans believe in alternative facts anyway.
When the number one cop in the land is struggling to remember things, and is having mental lapses, it is probably time to replace him. How can citizens trust the Attorney General when he cannot remember what happened a year ago?
According to Wikipedia, the United States Attorney General is appointed by the President of the United States, and takes office after confirmation by the United States Senate. The Attorney General is subject to summary dismissal by the President and impeachment by Congress. Hopefully, Trump is aware of the process required to fire Sessions.
Again it appears Trump needs to give his entire cabinet and top members of his campaign team, a note taking class because they are having problems with remembering. Maybe the president should start with himself because he definitely has problems with mental lapses and remembering things.