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".
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.
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.
The recall covers 134 models of push-button and plastic-handle extinguishers made from 1973 through August 15 of this year. The faulty extinguishers are equipped with plastic handles and push-buttons and can become clogged.
Inside, the Ultimate Black theme gets Obsidian Black leather with Chestnut Tan accents, and a carbon-fibre twill fascia trim. THEY call it the Ultimate and, at prices up to £223,995, this is undoubtedly the ultimate run-out special edition.
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.
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.
If T-Mobile and Sprint had aligned, they would collectively rise to the number three provider slot in the USA mobile market. This isn't the first time Sprint has tried to acquire T-Mobile, and it may not be the last.
The two companies are already among the top ten providers of chips ranked by revenue in an industry that's consolidating rapidly. Qualcomm has a market cap of around $92 billion as of writing while Broadcom is worth almost $113 billion.
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.
StarCraft 2 is going free-to-play this month
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.
Saudis 'intercept missile near capital'
State news channel Al-Ekhbariya said the missile was "of limited size" and no damage was caused. Saudi military forces have intercepted missiles fired from Yemen several times in the past.
CME to launch bitcoin futures
These are just a few and widely varying, examples of where the bitcoin's value could head to in the next decade. CME Group's introduction of bitcoin future contracts could bring more institutional investors into the arena.