The appearance before the House Judiciary Committee follows a guilty plea from one Trump campaign aide who served on a foreign policy council that Sessions chaired, as well as statements from another adviser who said he'd advised the then-GOP Alabama senator about an upcoming trip to Russian Federation. They see her alleged role as a scandal, particularly amid charges the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election.
Sessions has previously told Congress he was unaware of any Trump campaign contacts with Russian Federation, leading Democrats on Tuesday to accuse him of lying under oath.
Sessions said at his January confirmation hearing that he would recuse himself from any investigations involving Clinton given his role as a vocal campaign surrogate to Trump.
Mr Page's trip has drawn scrutiny in inquiries into Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election.
"After reading his account, and to the best of my recollection, I believe that I wanted to make clear to him that he was not authorised to represent the campaign with the Russian government, or any other foreign government, for that matter", Sessions said on Tuesday.
Sessions pointed out that prior to Trump's administration, there were only nine investigations of classified leaks in the last three years, compared with the 27 under scrutiny today. "But we do our duty every day based on the laws and fact".
"I will not accept and reject accusations that I have ever lied under oath. I have always tried to answer the questions fairly and accurately". The New York Timesreports some White House officials see appointing a second special counsel investigating the 2010 Uranium One deal as the only way Sessions can save his job as attorney general.
During the March 2016 campaign meeting where Russia was discussed, Sessions shut down Papadopoulos' idea of engaging with Russian contacts, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump has repeatedly voiced frustration about the Mueller probe and publicly criticized Sessions, stoking speculation he might be fired.
USA actor Steven Seagal accused of sexual harassment Via Facebook, Ellen DeGeneres's wife shared a unusual and disturbing encounter she had with the martial artist. The then ran from the office and called her agent, who apparently seemed aware of what might happen.
The Justice Department informed members of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that it has directed senior federal prosecutors to evaluate "certain issues" surrounding the Uranium One deal, the Clinton Foundation and other matters.
Some Republicans have also called for investigations into the Uranium One deal, including Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Representative Bob Goodlatte of Virginia - both chairmen of congressional committees that oversee the Justice Department.
"Are you recused from investigations that involved Secretary Clinton?"
"I'm not able to answer that", he repeated multiple times to Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan as he asked about the dossier.
"You can be sure that they will be done without political influence and they will be done correctly and properly", Sessions said at the hearing Tuesday.
If successful, the Prime Minister has said that parliament should resolve the issue before they break for Christmas. It's been a controversial process, with accusations of ballot-stuffing, homophobic slurs and violence against MPs.
But this time, the Canadian prime minister had a somewhat atypical agenda for his face-to-face chat with the Mexican president. It was a stark change in tone from Thursday, when Trump was Xi's guest of honor during a state visit in Beijing.
UCLA will play its home opener against Central Arkansas on Wednesday night at Pauley Pavilion. " It ain't that big of a deal ". They were released on bail last week, but were told to remain in Hangzhou until the legal process was completed.
But while most Republicans stressed that the allegations needed to be proven before Moore should step down, Sen. Marion County GOP Chair David Hall also didn't seem to think the allegations against Moore were relevant.
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Not long after winning the opening stage, Larson wound up in the garage, retired from the race because of an engine issue. This is the fourth straight race he did not complete, two due to engine failure and two to wrecks, dating back to Kansas.
The FAA confirmed to NBC Charlotte that Dandan's access to the airport was terminated following his arrest Friday afternoon. Officers with the CMPD's bomb squad later confirmed that the explosive device in question was a homemade pipe bomb.
The deal is opposed by an array of rivals and consumer groups anxious that it would give the combined company too much power. AT&T may choose to force the DOJ's hand by moving to close the deal, which could trigger a court fight.
A pair of 2018s major concert tours Taylor Swift and Jeff Lynnes ELO - have announced August stops for downtown Detroit. Tickets start at $49.50 and go on sale Friday, Nov. 17, via 313Presents.com, Livenation.com and the box office.
USDA surprised many with the crop production forecast out this month estimating a two percent increase from last month for corn . But an estimated 2.14 million acres will be run through the combines in 2017-breaking the previous record set a year ago .
Corvette ZR1 Will Be Fastest and Most Powerful of Its Kind
Both of the rear wings are attached to the car's chassis - something Chevrolet claims will increase strength and stability. Powered by an LT5 supercharged V8, the ZR1 will produce a staggering 755 horsepower and 715 lb. -ft. of torque.
Italy Misses World Cup as Sweden Wins Playoff
Gian Piero Ventura will surely need to make some modifications to his lineup after such a poor performance in Stockholm. Neither team was particularly impressive in the first leg of this matchup but Italy had a very disappointing display.
Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Notre Dame aides on Broyles list
These two games also feature two Heisman Trophy contenders in Adams for Notre Dame and quarterback Baker Mayfield for Oklahoma. No. 12 Michigan State at No. 13 Ohio State; No. 20 Iowa at No. 8 Wisconsin; and No. 2 Alabama at No. 16 Mississippi State .