Trump is even researching pardoning himself as a way to stay in power:
Update: Trump is considering firing the attorney general during the August recess when Congress members are out of town. Trump would then appoint a temporary attorney general who would fire the special counsel who is investigating the Trump team’s ties to Russia:
Trump is attempting to turn the U.S. into a third world banana republic.
Update: Senators have warned Trump that firing Attorney General Sessions — and replacing him with someone who would fire the special counsel — would be viewed as an unacceptable attempt to block the investigation into the Trump team’s ties with Russia:
Update: Trump attempted to cover up Russia scandal:
If the investigation into the Trump team’s ties with Russia is effectively blocked, we can say with certainty that our system of checks and balances has been severely weakened and that the president considers himself above the law. At that point, all Americans and the entire world should refuse to recognize Trump as president. All orders and requests by Trump should then be ignored. And Trump should then be impeached.