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Trump responds to Sessions' blowback

Donald Trump smiles slyly as he leans over a table
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President Trump responded Friday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' statement pushing back on Trump for belittling him in a Fox News interview. Trump, in back-to-back tweets, directed Sessions to "look into all of the corruption on the 'other' side," and prodded him by saying, "Come on Jeff, you can do it, the country is waiting!"

Be smart: Following Trump and Sessions' war of words yesterday, the two had an awkward meeting at the White House, during which they didn't say a word about their confrontation, a source with direct knowledge told Axios. And while Trump has an aversion to in-person confrontation, he seems to have no problem going after others from behind his phone.

And later... Trump, responding to the news that the leaker of an NSA Russian hacking report, Reality Winner, was sentenced to 5 years, called on Sessions to go after Hillary Clinton, too: