Why anybody would clamor to be in this guys' inner circle is beyond me. He talks a great deal about loyalty, but he's pretty bad about reciprocating it.
Plus, as Jay Caruso at Red State points out, recusal is not something that would have come out in the pre-nomination conversations between Trump and Sessions:
Well, hey, the guy says that whining is an important arrow in his quiver.
Memo to the slavish devotees: Can you finally smell it?