Papadopoulos told Mueller that not only was Sessions at the meeting on March 31, 2016, he opposed the idea that Trump sit down with Papadopoulos' contacts. In that capacity, he oversaw foreign policy George Papadopoulos adviser and encouraged him to meet with Russian contacts.
Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and whether anyone on the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian officials during the race is the subject of a law enforcement investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Sessions "needs to come back before the committee, in person, under oath, to explain why he can not seem to provide truthful, complete answers", Senator Patrick Leahy, the panel's senior Democrat, said in a statement. Jeff Sessions, when he said "he had connections that could help arrange a meeting between then-candidate Trump and President [Vladimir] Putin". Al Franken, D-Minn., that he had no communications with Russian officials during the campaign. "As far as Sessions seemed to be concerned, when he shut down this idea of Papadopoulos engaging with Russian Federation, that was the end of it and he moved the meeting along to other issues".
Sessions has been dogged over his testimony before Congress about interactions with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. But on Thursday, the person familiar with Sessions' recollections said, "the attorney general has no clear recollection of this person".
Both Papadopoulos' and Page's statements appear to cast doubt on comments made by Sessions to the Senate multiple times since his confirmation hearing in early January, as well as remarks made by the president.
Leahy echoed that concern, saying Papadopoulos' account was "impossible to reconcile with the attorney general's appearance before the [Senate] Judiciary Committee just two weeks ago".
Democratic sources who requested anonymity said Republican Chuck Grassley, the committee chairman, is resisting the Democrats' demands to recall Sessions.
"I'm not aware of any of those activities", said Sessions in an indirect response to Franken's question.
The Justice Department declined to comment, and Trump denies any collusion. "When they can't keep their stories straight, it does seems very suspicious to me, so I want the Attorney General to answer questions".
Trump was asked to talk about the unfilled positions in the State Department , for which he's previously been criticized. You know, don't forget, I'm a businessperson. "Well, I think Hollywood depravity is, period, not only for children".
Either way, they need collaboration from Manhattan prosecutors, who put the brakes on a 2015 investigation into Weinstein. Almost two months later, de la Huerta said Weinstein showed up in the lobby of her apartment one night.
The prime minister said that due to the Congress, corruption has spread like termites, making India hollow. He said the Modi government's policies have made the life of common people very tough, with rising prices.
Blizzard Entertainment announced Friday that its real-time strategy game StarCraft II will be free-to-play beginning November 14. Kerrigan, Raynor, and Artanis are completely free , and all other Commanders are free up to level 5.
The charges against Saipov, 29 , came just a day after the attack near the World Trade Center killed eight people. It said in its weekly issue of al-Naba newspaper that "the attacker is one of the caliphate soldiers".
A total of 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017. Sixteen of those incidents resulted in injuries, including burns and smoke inhalation, the CPSC said .
His availability provide a big boost to the Stanford offense as they travel for a tough road matchup with Washington State . San Francisco, the major city closest to Stanford's campus in Palo Alto, recently went 35 years without snowfall .
Mr Puigdemont travelled to Belgium at the weekend with other members of the dismissed Catalan administration and hired a lawyer. All of them refused to respond to questioning with the exception of former minister Villa, who spoke for about 40 minutes.
Authorities are reviewing security video to identify the suspect, who fled in a vehicle before officers arrived. Smith said he and other customers had trouble getting the door to open as they tried to get out of the store.
He added, "Now according to Trump, George is just some random young person he's barely heard of, like Tiffany" (a sarcastic reference to Trump's younger daughter).
Weather delay slows Penn State's roll over MI
The Land Grant Trophy is at stake as both teams are looking to bounce back from their first conference losses of the season. Michigan State Spartans mascot Sparty during the first half against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium.
Space Travel Can Seriously Affect the Brain of Astronauts
Experts in the course of the year space travel, and after his return to Earth has studied changes in the body Kelly. A General shift of the brain up found 12 astronauts long missions not found in astronauts performing short flights.
U.S. citizen held in Zimbabwe for insulting Mugabe
Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights say at least 200 people have been charged for alleged insults against Mugabe in recent years. Social media posts played a major role in fueling major anti-government protests in Zimbabwe previous year .
Bergdahl gets no prison time
Bergdahl's defense lawyers twice tried to have the case dismissed over campaign trail comments from President Trump. In court, Bergdahl showed remorse by crying, and he apologized to those who had risked their lives for him.
Ultimate edition marks the end for Aston's Vanquish
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