US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations'

Sessions is the highest-ranking official to be called to testify in the ongoing investigation into possible ties between Russian hackers and the Trump presidential campaign . " This is a secret innuendo being leaked out there about me, and I don't appreciate it ". But Sessions' testimony did little to clear up suspicion about potential collusion between USA president Donald Trump's campaign staff and Russian officials , because the attorney general often stopped short of ...

Gingrich: Mueller Investigation 'Poisoned Fruit' After Comey Testimony

Gingrich: Mueller Investigation 'Poisoned Fruit' After Comey Testimony

Mr Trump tweeted on Friday in his first comments since Mr Comey appeared the day before at the Senate Intelligence Committee. Stating that Trump had never tried to pressure Comey into ending the probe into Flynn's behavior, Kasowitz added , "The president also never told Mr.

President Trump Willing To Testify Under Oath On Comey

At a White House press conference last month, a reporter asked Donald Trump , "Did you at any time urge former FBI Director James Comey in any way, shape, or form to close or to back down the investigation into Michael Flynn? ". Special prosecutor Robert Mueller will be investigating Trump's firing of Comey for possible obstruction of justice. "I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance", Trump said.

Trump Friend Chris Ruddy Slams Spicer Over Mueller Flap

Rod Rosenstein told lawmakers of a Senate appropriations subcommittee that he has seen no good cause to remove special counsel Robert Mueller from the probe. "He is being advised by many people not to do it", the source said. "Do you have any estimate as to the time this investigation will take or when we might be expected to have some conclusion?" Spicer, the spokesman, declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said ...

Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election

But his former Democratic colleagues pressed him repeatedly on his contacts with Russian Federation and his role in the dismissal of Comey - who led the FBI's probe on Russian Federation until he was ousted. Wyden said Sessions' answer "doesn't pass the smell test". Sessions says he was not silent, saying he stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies.

Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

Maine's two members of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee took contrasting tacks on Tuesday while questioning U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his contacts with Russian officials and his role in the firing of James Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was overseeing Russia's interference in the last election.