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Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public
Irune Rengel | 13 Junio, 2017, 04:20

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Congress Saturday he will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election.

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted in his public hearing Thursday that Sessions, a former United States senator from Alabama, may have had additional contacts with Russians, and said in a closed hearing that investigators had received Russian intercepts detailing a possible third meeting between Sessions and Kislyak, sources familiar with the briefing told CNN on Thursday. He said in the letter he will send a deputy to that hearing and instead appear before the intelligence committee.

Sessions recused himself from overseeing the federal Russia probe three months ago after The Washington Post reported on a pair of undisclosed meetings Sessions had during the campaign with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador.

Senators had been pushing for Sessions to appear publicly to answer questions about his contacts with Russian officials during the campaign. He said deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein would appear before the sub-committees.

Ecatepec desmiente autorización para concierto de Caifanes
Sin embargo aún en sus redes sociales, está promoviendo el concierto de Ecatepec. "Firmado el 6 de abril por Jorge Alejandro Albarrán Velásquez y con el sello del H.

Sessions said he learned members of those subcommittees planned to ask him questions about the investigation into Russian election meddling, and decided the Senate Intelligence Committee was a more appropriate venue to field those questions. I think it is a reasonable question.

On Wednesday, written testimony by Comey about his alleged interactions with President Donald Trump was released in which the ex-director noted that he asked Sessions "prevent any future direct communication" between Trump and himself after the two shared a private dinner on January 27 and a one-on-one Oval Office meeting on February 14 that Comey found to be "inappropriate".

He said Trump reached out to him again after the inauguration but he refused to call back, shortly before he was sacked. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., asked Comey a series of questions about Sessions' involvement in the Russian Federation investigation during the two weeks between Trump expressing his "hope" that Comey could let go of the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Sessions' recusal from inquiries related to the election.

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Investigan crueldad animal a perrito el 'Güerejo' en Reynosa
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"If the attorney general's office has become a political office, that is bad for us all", Graham said on CBS. Feinstein says that with the president's integrity at issue, it should be "all hands on deck" for lawmakers trying to get to the bottom of what happened.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California wants the committee to investigate "all matters related to obstruction of justice and use its subpoena authority if necessary".

-Feinstein acknowledged she "would have a queasy feeling, too" if Comey's testimony was true that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe the FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as merely a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation. "Doing policy by tweets is really a shakeup for us, because there's no justification presented".

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Over four days of deliberations, the judges argued about whether those plea bargains should be considered in their decision. While that's the most immediate threat to Temer's political survival, it's only one of several.

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