Of course, Senator Sessions was present when the Russian Ambassador met with Senators prior to his becoming part of the Trump Cabinet List and a candidate for Attorney General. It was part of his job as a Senator.
The Obama media is attempting to drive a coup. Sessions was not part of the Trump campaign in September. He was a senator. The Russian ambassador met with a senator. Outrageous!
- First of all, if it were nefarious business, they would be clever enough to have the meeting off the record.
- Second of all, exactly what sway do all you disingenuous ninnies think Russia had over the American electorate?
Hillary spent a billion dollars and couldn’t make her criminal self palatable. The allegation is Russia leaked some embarrassing emails from lying treacherous Democrats and that swung the election?
This is insane. Insane.
In the course of the leftist media, attacks on Donald Trump’s cabinet members, and campaign leaders continuum, the beat goes on and on, droning from infinity the ideography a part of the left bias against Trump. Dare we say, Obama’s continued collusion with the media?
Did you read Jawaid’s comment? The question was: “Did you speak with a Russian offical about the campaign?” If the answer is no, the answer is no.
The ultimate slam against Sessions comes from the left, “He did his job as a senator well, and we accuse him of doing his job.” There, it’s been said. Now, can we get on with business?
“SEN. AL FRANKEN: “If there was any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of this (2016) campaign, what would you do?,” the Minnesota Democrat asked.
SESSIONS: “I’m not aware of any of those activities. I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I did not have communications with the Russians.”
The question can only be understood in context of the questionnaire. The Leahy question included the “about the 2016 election,” so his answer should be understood in that context. The Franken question was itself convoluted and imprecise and involves the discredited CNN report on the Trump dossier that came up after the election.
No way to tell, given the convoluted and evasive nature of the answer…’
In context, the question implied the campaign/election connection, and nothing in Sessions meeting with the Russian Ambassador was about the election, but was rather his job as a Senator.
I doubt any prosecutor would charge perjury as it would be nearly impossible to prove without a more precise context…
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Later, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said in a statement, “Jeff Sessions is a former colleague and a friend, but I think it would be best for him and for the country to recuse himself from the DOJ Russia probe.”
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) also initially said during an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that Sessions should bow out.
Asked whether Sessions should recuse himself in this situation, McCarthy replied “I think the trust of the American people — you recuse yourself in these situations, yes.” Read more…
It’s amazing that people inside government and media can try and attack Sessions over “meetings” with Russia, but could never seem to find Obama’s birth certificate or other records of his. Think about it, folks. The coup attempt is on. He was a member of the Senate Armed Service Committee and had full clearance at the time to make contact in that context. He responded “no” in connection to any activity as part of Trump’s campaign, which was what Franken and others were trying to pin on him.1