Attorney General Sessions Brushes Off Trump Criticism

AttorneyWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ public testimony before a Senate panel on Tuesday units up another potentially dramatic listening to on attainable ties between President Donald Trump’s marketing campaign and Russian meddling within the 2016 presidential race.

Sessions supplied to resign due to tensions with Trump over his choice to recuse himself from a federal investigation into ties between Trump’s associates and Russian officers when Russia was allegedly meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to media studies. Trump also complained that Sessions had not warned him about Rosenstein’s decision. The Justice Department stated Sessions performed no part within the decision. Mr. Mapp vehemently denies the SEC’s allegations and intends to vigorously defend himself,” stated Jason Lewis, Mapp’s lawyer in Dallas.

Media reports last week said Sessions supplied to resign because of tensions with Trump over his decision to recuse himself from the FBI’s Russia probe. … Read more