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Trump floats possibility of Giuliani replacing Sessions as AG: report

President Trump has floated the possibility of replacing Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsOne quick asylum fix: How Garland can help domestic violence survivors Biden fills immigration court with Trump hires Trump admin got phone records of WaPo reporters covering Russia probe: report MORE with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R), Axios reported Monday.

Trump broached the idea in internal discussions about bringing his staunch ally into the folds of his administration, sources within the West Wing told the news outlet.

Before an interview last week with The New York Times, Trump had already expressed anger and frustration at Sessions for recusing himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election, Axios reports.

Trump, during the interview, opined that Sessions's decision to recuse himself was "unfair" to him and that he would've likely picked another person to lead the Justice Department if he had known Sessions would recuse himself.

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In a tweet on Monday, Trump went after Sessions, calling him “beleaguered” and questioning why the attorney general and federal investigators are not looking into Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMore than half of eligible Latinos voted in 2020, setting record Fox News signs Trey Gowdy, Dan Bongino for new shows The Memo: GOP attacks bounce off Biden MORE, his Democratic opponent in the presidential race and a former secretary of State, for her “crimes” and ties to Russia.

Axios reports that Trump regularly considers personnel switch-ups, but doesn’t always act. Pondering about bringing in Giuliani may fall under this umbrella.

The report, however, comes after Trump tapped Anthony Scaramucci to serve as the White House communications director on Friday, leading Sean Spicer to resign as White House press secretary.