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Donald Trump Jr. Sticks Up For Jeff Sessions During His Senate Testimony

By in Huffington Post on June 13, 2017

By Marina Fang

Just as he did last week during the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., tweeted during the Senate Intelligence Committee testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday.

The younger Trump praised Sessions’ opening statement.

Well said AG Sessions: “I did not recuse myself from defending my honor from false & scurrilous accusations”

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 13, 2017

Crushed it. https://t.co/XjIxW1B9G5

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 13, 2017

True but that won’t stop them from trying. https://t.co/pwH6ouWy8z

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 13, 2017

He also took Sessions’ side when the attorney general contradicted Comey’s testimony, and like the president, accused Comey of lying under oath.

Interesting. I wonder if the media will cover that Comey said he wasn’t notified. Someone’s lying and it doesn’t look like it’s the AG! https://t.co/cmHT04zFVP

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 13, 2017

Trump Jr. also retweeted commentary criticizing Democrats, arguing that the hearing was meant to “perpetuate their hysteria,” and cheered on Republican senators who asked questions that mostly attempted to defend Sessions and cast him in a positive light.

He also dismissed the hearing as a non-issue, agreeing that it was “the Seinfeld of hearings ― a hearing about nothing.”

This x 1000 https://t.co/WHWnyCuxY0

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 13, 2017

When someone asked whether he should be working instead of tweeting, he said he didn’t want to miss the “witch […]    

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