‘Fight!’ Trump supporters dig in against Sessions charges as spokeswoman clarifies Russian contacts

Enough with the Russians already — it’s not a conspiracy.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with the Russian ambassador before last year’s presidential election when he was still a U.S. senator, his spokeswoman confirmed to reporters.

This news has sent reporters into a tizzy and lawmakers into a rage with claims that he misled the Senate during his confirmation process, according to NBC News.

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Spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores confirmed a report from The Washington Post that Sessions met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak last year, but added that he did nothing to mislead the Senate.

She said that he was asked only about “communications between Russia and the Trump campaign.” His meetings with Kislyak were relative to his duties in the Senate Armed Services Committee and were among 25 meetings with many foreign ambassadors.

Democrat lawmakers, however, are not mollified, and are calling for the former Alabama senator’s figurative head on a platter. NBC News reported:

They raced to call for Sessions to resign or at least to recuse himself from the official investigation of alleged ties between Russian officials and President Donald Trump’s campaign.

As attorney general, Sessions oversees the FBI, which is investigating alleged connections between Moscow and the president’s successful election campaign.


Perhaps the larger question is where are the media outlets getting their information about meetings between Trump administration officials and those of Russia. This is especially relevant in light of Michael Flynn’s resignation as the president’s first national security adviser after reports emerged that he also had contact with the Russian ambassador.

One offered this explanation:

Conservative author and talk radio host Laura Ingraham also thought the timing of the Sessions story was suspect.

Reports first emerged during the middle of last month that former President Obama was engaged in an underground campaign — a massive shadow government — to undermine the Trump administration.

But resignation isn’t in the attorney general’s playbook.

“I have never met with any Russian officials to discuss issues of the campaign,” he said in a statement released Wednesday night. “I have no idea what this allegation is about. It is false.”

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