“Perquita Burgess, the most recent woman to accuse Bill O’Reilly of sexual harassment, appeared for the first time publicly as a guest on “The View” Thursday afternoon — just one day after the cable news giant was informed that he would no longer have a home at Fox News.
“It’s very cathartic; very cathartic,” Burgess said on Thursday, explaining that she felt “triumphant” after O’Reilly’s ousting. Burgess told the co-hosts that she was “tired of reliving the trauma every time I saw a woman speak out, and I wanted to save him from doing it to anyone else.” MORE
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