Jeff Sessions hearing on Russia, Comey

As the hearing wrapped up, Burr , the committee chairman, requested that Sessions consult with the White House to see if he could provide responses to his many unanswered questions about his conversations with President Trump. "I explained how in good faith I said I had not met with Russians, because they were suggesting that - I, as a surrogate - had been meeting continuously with Russians".

Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe

Sessions recused himself in March following reports that he had twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 us presidential campaign . NBC News reported June 1 that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Congress have been examining the Mayflower Hotel event. Sessions wouldn't talk about whether Trump had been complaining, but suggested he's not intending to go anywhere for now.

Jeff Immelt quits as GE CEO after 16 years

Jeff Immelt quits as GE CEO after 16 years

It all added up to a 30% fall in GE's market value since 2001when Immelt replaced the fabled Jack Welch who led the company for two decades. "This is a business that really focuses on the needs of humanity". The maker of jet engines, power plants, medical scanners and railroad locomotives on Monday named veteran insider John Flannery as its next chief executive.

Senate Questions Jeff Sessions About Contacts With Russian Officials

He also shut down reports that suggested he had a third, previously undisclosed meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington prior to the election. On June 8, former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey reportedly told the Intelligence Committee during a closed meeting that Sessions may have had a third undisclosed meeting with Kislyak in April 2016 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, according to CNN.

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russian Federation contacts

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director also testified that he and the agency had believed Sessions was "inevitably going to recuse" for reasons he said he could not elaborate on. Lawmakers, including Al Franken of Minnesota and Patrick Leahy of Vermont, have asked the FBI to investigate and to determine whether Sessions committed perjury when he denied having had meetings with Russians.