“Jeff Sessions, Trump and Russia: A Closer Look”


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“New DNC Chair Tom Perez Says Sessions Needs to Resign Because Nobody is Above the Law”


POLITICUS USA

New DNC Chair Tom Perez shows that he's on message, telling MSNBC Sessions should resign, "The rule of law is the rule of law. Nobody is above the law."

New DNC Chair Tom Perez shows that he’s on message, telling MSNBC Sessions should resign, “The rule of law is the rule of law. Nobody is above the law.”

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“Trump’s “Office of Immigrant Crime” has sinister implications — and dark echoes of history”


SALON

There's no connection between illegal immigration and the crime rate, and Trump's new agency will only sow bigotry

There’s no connection between illegal immigration and the crime rate, and Trump’s new agency will only sow bigotry

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“Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is Washington’s most dangerous diplomat”


POLITICO

Putin's envoy is at the heart of a scandal that's taken down one Trump adviser and put another in the hot seat.

Putin’s envoy is at the heart of a scandal that’s taken down one Trump adviser and put another in the hot seat.

“Sessions recuses himself from investigation into Trump, Russia scandal”


MADDOW BLOG

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke privately with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak twice last year, despite questions surrounding the Russian hacking scandal. During his confirmation hearings, the Alabama Republican said in sworn testimony, “I have been called a surrogate [for Donald Trump] at a time or two in that campaign and I did not have communications with the Russians.”

The ensuing scandal today has been rather fierce, and this afternoon, Sessions agreed to recuse himself from the investigation into the Russia scandal — a step many lawmakers in both parties demanded.

Embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions bowed to pressure Thursday and said he would recuse himself from any federal probe of Russian interference in the presidential election.

Insisting again that he had no improper contacts with the Russians, Sessions said he nevertheless will withdraw because of his involvement in the Trump campaign.  MORE

“Trump’s Already Small Circle Of Trusted Advisers Suffers Another Big Blow”


HUFFINGTON POLITICS

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions speaks next to U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at Madison City Schools Stadium in Madison, Alabama February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions speaks next to U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at Madison City Schools Stadium in Madison, Alabama February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

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