Sessions raises prospect of special counsel on GOP concerns

The revelation came in a response from the Justice Department to an inquiry from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte, R-Va., who in July and again in September called for Sessions to appoint a second special counsel to investigate concerns he had related to the 2016 election and its aftermath.

The question stemmed from news Monday night that Sessions had asked senior aides to determine if the department should probe an Obama administration decision that allowed Russian Federation to acquire a financial interest in US uranium supplies.

Sessions brought up the chaotic nature of the Trump campaign to explain why he may not recall certain events, such as a conversation Carter Page alleged to have had with him about a trip to Russian Federation.

Sessions responded to these revelations by insisting that he'd met with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in his capacity as USA senator (not as a Trump surrogate), and that they did not discuss the 2016 election.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday he is unfamiliar with an Federal Bureau of Investigation report about black extremists that has alarmed some lawmakers. Mr Sessions said the Trump campaign "was a brilliant campaign in many ways".

"We travelled all the time, sometimes to several places in one day".

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Democratic Rep. Karen Bass pressed Sessions on the report during a Tuesday oversight hearing before the House Judiciary Committee.

The letter says the prosecutors will recommend whether an investigation is merited, whether any matters now under investigation require more resources and whether it is necessary to appoint a special counsel. She's conducted numerous lengthy interviews with the president and, according to White House sources, was on a short list to be named as deputy attorney general.

"I do now recall" the meeting where adviser George Papadopoulos made the proposal, Sessions said, "but I have no clear recollection of the details of what he said during the meeting".

The hearing comes after a year where Sessions has been under repeated pressure from the President to launch investigations into Clinton and has been under fire from congressional Democrats about his answers on Russian Federation and push end the DACA program for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, among other issues. As well, another aide, Carter Page, told Congress in private statements that he had alerted Sessions about a meeting he planned in Russian Federation during the campaign. "I have always tried to answer the questions fairly and accurately". "After reading his account, and to the best of my recollection, I believe that I wanted to make clear to him that he was not authorized to represent the campaign with the Russian government, or any other foreign government, for that matter".

"Everything I said to President Trump is exactly what I've vocalized on my show", Pirro said via a Fox News spokesperson. Months later, the Washington Post revealed that Sessions had met with the Russian ambassador to the United States multiple times during the 2016 campaign.

The Senate Judiciary Committee is also expected to demand that Donald Trump Jr. appear before them to explain a series of private Twitter messages between him and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election.


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