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    Senators Demand Sessions Detail Trump Chats

    He’ll have to put up to shut up. Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee want Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who’ll occupy the panel’s hot seat Wednesday, to reveal what President Donald Trump said about FBI Director James Comey’s firing and Russiagate. Otherwise, they insist, Sessions must declare that the president is claiming executive privilege. If he does, the claim can be challenged in court, meaning that the Supreme Court would decide which branch of government prevails, while the president’s lawyers decide if it’s time for their client to see special counsel Robert Mueller.

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