CNN’s Tapper on Sessions Firing: We’re Seeing a Slow-Motion Saturday Night Massacre
TAPPER: "When president Nixon fired Leon Jaworski, the special counsel looking into Watergate and there was a whole blood bath with the attorney general Elliott Richardson resigning and deputy attorney general resigning, et cetera, and ultimately Robert Bourque I believe is the one who fired Jaworski, that was called the Saturday night massacre for people who don’t remember and it was president Nixon at the time trying to get away from any accountability from the justice Department. President Trump has been doing that in slow motion. I’m not saying he’s responsible for anything like what happened under Watergate. We have no idea what happened and what Mueller will turn up. Maybe he’ll turn up nothing. But it has been a slow motion Saturday night massacre starting with the firing of James Comey and now with the firing of the attorney general."