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Do The President's Attacks Hurt His Party More Than His Foes?

President Trump won the election eight months ago. So why is he still on the attack — not only against the person he defeated, but against his own appointees? On Tuesday, President Trump said he was "very disappointed" in Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia probe and that "time will tell" his fate. This wasn't the first criticism of the AG. Between healthcare, tax reform and infrastructure, the president has a lot to do. Why is he spending his time on attacks instead of policy? And can the GOP move forward if the president won't move on? Joining Joshua Johnson to discuss the president's attacks are Ron Elving, senior editor and correspondent at NPR, Matt Lewis, senior columnist at The Daily Beast and political commentator at CNN and Daniel Schneider, executive director at American Conservative Union and former chief of staff of former Congressman Jim Ryun, (R-KS).

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