Jeff Sessions

“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

“Here Is The Video That Could Doom Trump Of Jeff Sessions Lying About Contact With Russia”


POLITICUS USA

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“Pursuit of shady oligarch a test of DoJ integrity under Trump”


MADDOW BLOG

Rachel Maddow reports on the murky overlap between Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash, Vladimir Putin, and the Donald Trump campaign and alerts viewers to watch for whether the Department of Justice under Trump continues to pursue a case against Firtash.

Rachel Maddow reports on the murky overlap between Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash, Vladimir Putin, and the Donald Trump campaign and alerts viewers to watch for whether the Department of Justice under Trump continues to pursue a case against Firtash.

“Senator Schumer: Sessions ‘doesn’t belong there’ in AG office”


MADDOW BLOG

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks with Rachel Maddow about the aspects of Jeff Sessions's record and disposition that disqualify him for the position of attorney general, and condemns his Republican colleagues for being afraid to stand up to Donald ...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks with Rachel Maddow about the aspects of Jeff Sessions’s record and disposition that disqualify him for the position of attorney general, and condemns his Republican colleagues for being afraid to stand up to Donald …

“Jeff Sessions Fights for Racist Outcomes. Who Cares What’s in His Heart?”


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Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama testifies during his confirmation hearing to be attorney general before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama testifies during his confirmation hearing to be attorney general before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

“U.S. Senate silences Elizabeth Warren from using Coretta Scott King letter to criticize Jeff Sessions”


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