Sessions Says He Did Not Lie to Congress on Contacts with Russia
In a marathon session with the House Judiciary Committee, the attorney general said he could not recall a campaign adviser’s briefing on Russia but did remember stopping a Tump-Putin meeting.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denied, again, lying to Congress about the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. He said he had forgotten about a campaign round-table in which an aide touted his Russian connections and suggested arranging a meeting for Donald J. Trump in Moscow.But even as Mr. Sessions remained hazy on the details, he was adamant that he had swiftly rejected the aide’s suggestion.“I have always told the truth,” Mr. Sessions told the House Judiciary Committe...
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