It wasn't the first time Trump has publicly criticized Sessions, dating back to a year ago, when the former Alabama senator recused himself from the investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 presidential race.
The Times reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for obstruction of justice related to the Russian Federation investigation, and the effort to convince Sessions to withdraw his recusal may play a part in that case.
The South Carolina Republican, who is not seeking re-election to the House this year, has disputed another Trump claim that the Federal Bureau of Investigation under President Barack Obama planted a "spy" in the Trump campaign as part of the Russian Federation probe.
Sessions recused himself in March 2017 from any investigation related to Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
"As far as what I have seen to date, it appears that there was an investigation not of the campaign but of certain individuals who have a history that we should be suspicious of that predate the presidential campaign of 2015, 2016", the senator said last Sunday on ABC's This Week.
Andrew McCarthy revisits the public record and gives Gowdy's comments a close reading in the devastating NR column "Yes, the FBI Was Investigating the Trump Campaign When It Spied". The US President has earlier said that he wanted an attorney general to shield him "legally and politically". "I've never heard the term "spy" used", Gowdy said.
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After Trump finished quoting Gowdy, he affirmed he wishes he had picked somebody else for the attorney general job.
Trump's anger at Sessions has often prompted speculation in Washington that the USA leader would fire him, or his deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Mueller probe after Sessions recused himself from the oversight role. The 45th POTUS said in a tweet that there are many good lawyers in the country and he could have made a better choice.
"And when he asks "Should I have done that?' I say 'No, the way it is now has worked out", Giuliani said.
After the recusal, Trump asked his then chief of staff, Reince Priebus, to get Sessions to resign, an anonymous source tells the Times.
"The only thing I can conclude is that the documents are going to show nothing connecting Donald Trump to the Russians".