Washington Post Reports — U.S. intelligence officials say AG Jeff Sessions spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador.
Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump’s campaign and representatives of Moscow during Sessions’s confirmation hearing to become attorney general.
One of the meetings was a private conversation between Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak that took place in September in the senator’s office, at the height of what U.S. intelligence officials say was a Russian cyber campaign to upend the U.S. presidential race. Continue reading full article
During AG Sessions confirmation hearing he was specifically questioned regarding any involvement with Russia by any Trump affiliates.
Top Democrats call for Attorney General Sessions to resign amid the Russia ties reports
— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) March 2, 2017
— Oversight Committee (@OversightDems) March 2, 2017
And we need Attorney General Jeff Sessions – who should have never been confirmed in the first place – to resign. We need it now.
— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) March 2, 2017
Statement from AG Jeff Sessions and the White House
Stick around this is far from over — It’s just getting started!