"I don't know Matt Whitaker," Trump told reporters on Friday as he left the White House for a trip to Paris. "Matt Whitaker worked for Jeff Sessions. And he was always extremely highly thought of and he still is. But I didn't know Matt Whitaker."
"Matt Whitaker is a great guy. I mean, I know Matt Whitaker," Trump told Fox News last month. At the time, Trump also sidestepped questions about whether he was preparing to get rid of Sessions. "I'm not doing anything," he said. "I want to get the elections over. We'll see what happens." Sessions' dismissal came one day after the midterm votes were tallied.
"He didn't say one word, just pulled out a gun and started shooting," - Holden Harrah a witness at the #Borderline Bar and Grill where 12 people are confirmed dead at a mass shooting in CA. pic.twitter.com/mEBpD3nIpp
“There’s only been 5 times in the last 105 years that an incumbent President has won seats in the Senate in the off year election. Mr. Trump has magic about him. This guy has magic coming out of his ears. He is an astonishing vote getter & campaigner. The Republicans are.........
If you have to reach back to the 1860s to find evidence supporting your claim that your political party is "the party of civil rights," please know that you sound like Pabst insisting it's a "blue ribbon beer" because it won a competition all the way back in 1893.