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    Sessions Faces Senate, Denies Collusion With Russia

    “An appalling and detestable lie.” That’s how Attorney General Jeff Sessions described suggestions that he colluded with Russian officials to meddle in the 2016 election. During his highly anticipated testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, Sessions said he had no recollection of meeting Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak for a third, unreported time, as media reports have alleged. Yet after last week’s explosive testimony from ousted FBI chief James Comey, Sessions also refused to discuss his private conversations with President Donald Trump, leading senators to suggest the country’s top lawyer was wasn’t being truthful in his testimony.

     

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