Attorney General Jeff Sessions was photographed dining with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Wednesday night after President Donald Trump called the AG "disgraceful" on Twitter.
Scoop: Besieged Sessions dines with Rosenstein in show of solidarity. @jonathanvswan reports https://t.co/DxyB5AmOjU— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@Yashar Ali 🐘)1519866206.0
Axios reported the meeting, calling it a "show of solidarity" between the beleaguered heads of the Justice Department, both of whom have drawn ire from the president and at times been close to being fired by him.
"Sources close to the situation say today feels different than Trump's usual rages," Axios founder Jim VandeHei tweeted. "Sessions' allies are deeply concerned and Trump is totally fed up with his AG."
Sources close to the situation say today feels different than Trump's usual rages. Sessions' allies are deeply conc… https://t.co/5HsqVNCl48— Jim VandeHei (@Jim VandeHei)1519866261.0
Sessions, Rosenstein, and Francisco just left dinner at Central Michel Richard. They had no comment on the discussi… https://t.co/fQYqbVO6LS— Chris Geidner (@Chris Geidner)1519871470.0
Watch video of Rosenstein and Sessions leaving the DOJ together below, via CNN: