Senate Dems demand Sessions clarify testimony on Russian Federation

Why Attorney General Jeff Sessions will never indict Hillary Clinton

Following former Trump advisor Carter Page's six hour closed-door testimony on Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has come under fire by Democrats for allegedly knowing about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election while serving on the Trump campaign. Sessions' failure to disclose those meetings ultimately led to his recusal from the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation, and functioned as one of the many missteps that triggered the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller.

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He told Tapper his interactions with Papadopoulos during the campaign were limited to a "couple of brief conversations" and a "few emails". Coal industry advocate tapped for mining regulator Bipartisan groups call on DOJ to scrutinize AT&T-Time Warner merger MORE "absolutely" committed perjury in his Senate testimony on contacts between President Trump's campaign and Russian officials.

During more than six hours of closed-door testimony, Page said that he informed Sessions about his coming July 2016 trip to Russian Federation, which Page told CNN was unconnected to his campaign role.

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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Friday slammed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for not telling him the truth during his January confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and again in October during a separate congressional hearing.

Last month he reiterated he did not know of any Trump campaign official having contact with Russian officials - a claim Senate Democrats are pushing back on.

He said one person was a "senior person", but he would not reveal the person's identity.

In it, Papadopoulos said he was taking steps "to arrange a meeting between us and the Russian leadership to discuss U.S. -Russia ties under President Trump", according to court records.

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The email, dated March 24, 2016, was highlighted Papadopoulos' plea agreement announced Monday.

The email went to "several members of the campaign's foreign policy team", according to the documents. A source told NBC on Thursday night that Sessions rejected Papadopoulos' proposal to set up a meeting between then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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