With the news that Sessions met with the Russian Ambassador to DC more than once and lied to the confirmation committee--namely Sen. Franken--about his contact with the main Russian spy--according to the FBI and other intelligence agencies--should he recuse himself? Or should he resign as one Senator already has suggested? Give your opinion of your take on this.
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July 12, 2016 11:28 am
Attorney General Loretta Lynch defended her decision Tuesday not to recuse herself from the federal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server.
Lynch appeared before the House Judiciary Committee to answer ques
July 1, 2016 New York Times - Lynch said she would accept whatever recommendations career prosecutors and the F.B.I. director made about whether to bring charges in the case. - Same effect of recusal.
Agreed Kathleen, Lynch took herself out of the picture as a prosecutor as Jeff has now done himself.
Lynch absolutely did not appoint independent people to investigate and prosecute. She never ever ever recused herself. Banter is fine but fake allegations call for harsh reproach. You folks have not show any facts to back up your claims. Fake people?
carter page now claims trump did order change in ukraine policy after sessions met kislyak at convention.
hes scared and i dont blame him. remember trump speech about people who never sleep?"i know them all"..8 russians dead..latest cohens bro-in-law
Print here the words used to lie please. You say he lied but the transcript does not show he lied.
Eric, it's on tape and shown many times on TV. Sessions volunteered that he had no talks with any Russians. None. He lied under oath cuz he had 2 such conversations. Go to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_-BEMIgdxQ
q:"if you do find they met w russia, what will you do?"a: "i have been called a surrogate and did not speak with russians".
he met russian twice.at convention and in his office.that is a face and body you not forget! he lied. he is there for cover-up
Did you really take that comment to mean never ever ever met a Russian? Obviously not. Did you take it to mean in relation to the Trump campaign? Like a normal person would. He even said acting as a surrogate. This is so far from false so so far.
You seem to be in denial Eric. Sessions said he had NO conversations with Russians during the campaign and in fact he had 2. He lied. And they weren't just any Russians. It was with the Russian ambassador. Why did he lie about it? What's he hiding?
Hi nice lady. I see your understanding. You see it like this: " Sessions said he had NO conversations with Russians during the campaign". And that is not what he said. SOS just laid out the quote and you change it here. Why? Why change it?
YES Eric, and Black is really WHITE & as Corey Glover said "I Tell you 1 & 1 Makes THREE" ~ But I understand,, if I lived near the Mexican Border in a CONSTANT State of CHAOs, Fear, Mayhem & DISORDER, I might be a little CONFUSED too ~ :)
Last night within a few miles of my home a drunk illegal immigrant killed one in a car crash. That is just a fact of our lives here. Didn't you just lose a Whittier cop to one? Sessions probably met with those pesky socialist Mexicans also.
Eric, I am going by the YouTube vid I sent you the URL to. Not SOS. I don't care about other people's translations. I'm going by what's coming out of Sessions' mouth on the video. I didn't change anything.
This is what you say he said " NO conversations with Russians during the campaign". Why would you change what he really said? This is not what he said. What is the problem with actually quoting him. That is fake, he did not say that!
Eric, here it is again, just 26 seconds long: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_-BEMIgdxQ Copy & paste it into your browser. Use your own ears. I'm not quoting him, just paraphrasing. He voluntarily lied under oath. Word twisting doesn't work h
You know I have read the transcript -- so again, why are you paraphrasing instead of quoting -- this goes to the heart of this whole repeat until accepted as truth deal. You know you are editorializing instead of stating a fact. Why?
Eric ~ Now, COMPARE that 2 the number of DUI's or Violent Crimes AMERICAN Citizens Commit ~ lol ~ If you're that "FRIGHTENED", Why not move? U don't seem 2 have anything in common with the average CALIFORNIAN anyway ~ Session's Alabama Maybe?
Haven't read/don't intend to read transcript or write out quotes for your highness. Instead I took 26 seconds to listen to the words come out of Session's mouth. Do your ears not work? Are you so helpless? Get wife to copy & paste it 4U . . .
Eric, Jeff was well aware of the Russian controversy at the time. As a former state AG he knew how to answer truthfully but instead chose to not be clear. As an AG he would not tolerate such a misleading answer from a witness and perjury would follow
AP - great Hollywood solution. Illegals bother a citizen the citizen should move - funny.
CE if that is the amount of time you listened then you cannot possibly put it in context. You just showed your ignorance.
Randy, elements of crime?
Sessions ans the ? correctly as stated, and truthfully. It was Franken's lack of experience why he didn't press for the next ?. So are we ready to move on, there is nothing to see here, is there? These threads have gone too long, new ?
So Al didn't go further with his queries and Jeff slid around them, eh? Jeff knew about Flynn's problems with the Russians so he should have clarified his answer, both oral and written. He'll be fully questioned next Monday so we'll see how it goes.
Randy, what problems, He didn't slide around anything, if was a confirmation hearing not an investigation. If u believe Lynch&Bill then u have to believe Sessions on Russian Amb. There was nothing wrong in the content period. What else?
CE, AP and Randy -- you call Sessions a liar. But not one of you had the grace to show his alleged lie here. So many excuses and deflection. Sessions has children. You called their dad a liar without proof. Sorry that bothers me. 18 secs for proof?
Eric and Brad, he claimed to have been involved in 4 civil rights cases during his tenure as AG in Ala. All four of the prosecutors of those cases say he was not. This also came out during his confirmation queries. Jeff seems to forget stuff....
Randy, now we got you on the ropes, Loretta Lynch forgot she was the AG in Bill Clinton's wife investigation. She never got a spcl prosecutor, or Grand Jury&never had HRC put under oath. She was OK that all HRC staff got immunity without testimon
Apparently you are obsessed with HC, Brad. How many millions were spent on her with nothing to show for it? Once again, do you actually care if the Russians meddle in our elections? Try not to use HC in your response pls.
Randy, another diversion. This will be my last here, it is starting to look like a forum. I care more about Obama and liberals interfering with the result of our elections. HRC lost not because of the Russians, because she didn't campaign well. bye
I'm sorry you worry about the past more than the future, Brad. That explains why you can't seem to focus on the present. Again, do you not care about our elections being tampered with by the Russians? It's not a matter of party, but of patriotism.
it was also jeff sessions who brought carter page into the equation. have you seen him? omg that guy is going to spill all the beans. and hes ready for it. said he needed money for his legal defense team.sessions lies as top lawmaker.gonzales.again
I saw his interview with Anderson Cooper last night, Chris. He stammered so bad I felt bad for him. You're right of course, he'll squeal like the proverbial pig when the questions get tough. No one has put forth a reason the aides were talking Russi
what really steams me is all this stuff about trump is easily accessible! read old newspaper reports.why did the media simply kiss his a$$? thats what i wanna know.only integrity was found on friggin twitter! and now reid and maddow catching up.bltn
Eric, proof of Session's lies are on the vid. You are too helpless/lazy to play it, yet still make judgments of me with no basis. Most mentally challenged people would know better. You are a typical Republican with the usual egregious judgement.
lol Eric ~ California is an EXPANSIVE Beautiful State ~ If I had half the Problems U CLAIM 2 have, I'd MOVE ~ Moreover, your Political Views/Affiliation are WAY Outta Whack with OUR Progressive Tendencies ~ LIAR J Sessions would Luv U in BAMA
No longer about Jeff Sessions. Now about anyone who meets with a person of Russian ethnicity. Are Russians just a White Nig--- for the liberal. Tell my immigrant wife not to deal with her Russian immigrant contractors. Morally illegal now? Kill em!
omg, the drama! its ez. sessions brought carter page into trump gang. he has ties to russian bank. he speaks to kisyak on night of repub convention, as does sessions. both lie about it. page now admits trump had R's change platform to benefit putin.
Still refusing to opine why Trump's aides met the Russians so often, Eric? I'm beginning to think you are avoiding my query for some reason. Perhaps it's merely an oversight on your part. If so, here's your chance to rectify your oversight. :)
Ok Randy. We assume, not me, but us, that there were many meetings. Fine. Russia sucks at world trade. They always have. Vietnam beats them with us. That is a good niche for us as we are trying to cut back on destroying our land for raw materials.
I would just have to say that that is the biggest arrangement of taking false accusation to a truth that I have seen. Give a GD fact to cover this blanket hate of Trump. I do not mean an article I mean words out of someones mouth -- We call facts??
Chris, it amazes me people do not care Russia meddled in our election. If the shoe was on the other foot the Trumpsters would protesting in the streets. Also amazed so many xtians voted for such a pervert.
I would really like some facts to support what is used to attack Trump. You guys are full of outrage without factual basis. Trump was not in control of this crap. Obama was at the helm. Or is that forgotten?
Eric, do you watch the news? What is your explanation for many of Trump's surrogates being in contact with the Russians? This has never happened before with any presidential campaign. I'll be waiting for your response. :)
Sorry guys I am in contact with complete undeniable communists. I am in contact with contemptuous Russkies. I have buddies who are illegal aliens. I have phone numbers for flaming Muslims.. This is just total McCarthyism. Oh my God!! She spoke with..
yes randy. it was at the republican convention in cleveland. sessions and carter page both met w him that night.and sure enough,the republican platform softened its stance on russia and her actions in ukraine. talk of lifting sanctions..theyre busted
"the biggest arrangement of taking false accusation to a truth that I have seen" Brilliant!!! should have stopped and dropped the mike right there.
stay tuned ken. ya boy p*ssed off the wrong people.a long time ago.russian mob has nothing on we the people of the united states of america.we might not like each other, but we will defend and protect."give me your tired and your poor".oligarchs?nah
Well Ken, perhaps you can shed a bit of light on what so many of Trump's surrogates were discussing with the Russians before and after the election. I can't imagine what was so important to discuss, but I'm sure you have a good explanation.
"US IC has considerable SIGINT featuring high-level russian officials talking about their collusion with team trump"--john schindler, former tech director NSA
its over. now we see what insaniac does.
The initial Q. answer is un-opposed. Recuse for sure. Now "collusion" is clear -- the getting together has to be illegal. "illegal cooperation or conspiracy, especially between ostensible opponents in a lawsuit.". Just not anywhere close. Scienter???
no. working with a foreign power to put a puppet on the seat of american power TO benefit that foreign power. breaking into private accounts and sharing private info with the world. usurping the people of the usa for power and monetary gain.
This is textbook McCarthyism.
According 2 REPORTs, Don Trump Jr. said this ~ "RUSSIANs Make Up A Pretty Disproportionate Cross-Section Of A Lot Of OUR Assets" ~ WHY do U think Russia & Saudi Arabia, the country that SPAWNED the 911 Terrorists, R OMIITED from Drumpf's BAN?
I have no doubt that you know that your quote is improperly attributed and a decade old.
no it isnt. page said trump requested repubs soften stance regarding russia and ukraine. even AFTER putin hacked the dnc! and surely you remember "wikileaks wikileaks..
i love wikileaks!"-'-trump. even marco rubio said wiki is foreign intelligence.
Eric ~ Are u ASSERTING that there was a "MUTUAL Divestiture" of Assets between the Trump Org & what appear 2 be Russian Partners? WHY would Trump DIVEST of that venture when right now, as we speak, he's in VIOLATION of OUR Constitution?
No AP from what we hear there was a sharp diversification of international portfolios. I would assume after the comments of last decade they did that. But it could also be surmised that a meeting or two was had discussing -- "divestiture post electio
for god sakes, we have to now pay for security when his boys go anywhere to do trump business. are they flying and staying at hotels on tax payer dime, too? as they do business for trump inc? and wth is w this winter white house? private biz deals?
lol @brad ~ STAY in your "Republican PRETEND-LAND" as your Corrupt "KREMLIN 2" in Washington DC Collapses ~ The INVESTIGATION hasn't even begun 2 EXPOSE Wilbur Ross, Rex Tilerson, Donny Junior, Ivanka, Felix SATER, or your HERO Drumpf
AP, Why are you so threatened to make personal attacks, name calling and failure to provide anything but a monologue. It is interesting how the HP mod team dn think you are outside of there standards. I am not a republican, I support pres Trump
lol @brad ~ First of all, I didn't ATTACK U ~ Secondly, I'm ATTACKED more than any other MEMBER Period primarily because individuals who claim 2 live here in the USA are UNCOMFORTABLE & Fearful of the FACTs I Post Pertaining 2 the TRUTH
I suppose we'll find out, Brad. Jeff has recused himself now and will be interviewed by an independent prosecutor eventually. His memory seems to come and go at will. LOL!
AP is on another Hollywood role. Makes for good theatrics and Randy has gulped down some of the Jim Jones Koolaid. Strange for a southern boy. No one here has put forth Session/s lie to Franken -- come on boys time to show your cards. Unless???
Correct me if I'm wrong Eric, but it was the crazy Christians who drank Jim Jones Kool-Aid wasn't it? LOL!
Funny buddy and much truth to that assertion. It is a crazy ass world. Back to the point, which I forget ;-)
Sessions is a stand up guy. And one hell of a smart operator in DC. Nobody will pin improprieties on him. "forget about it!"
Why is a lie only a big deal if it is not a democrat? The Russians didn't lose the democrat presidency, that was HRC, and she might have won if she didn't cheat Bernie out of the primary. A lot of those votes went to Johnson and Stein, not to Trump
Eric, we're merely asking for the same treatment Hillary received when she was accused of lying. Jeff should be interviewed about his contacts with Russian officials as he couldn't recall the meeting at first. Yep, the racist Sessions is in trouble.
Really? What could this road possibly get to of import? Just assume Sessions did something "bad". You are screwed. Sessions will kick butt. This is a media deal that will be forgotten as Reps. do not know how to cash. Sessions is squeaky clean. dumb.
Eric, either Jeff is suffering from memory loss or he's lying about the Russian contact. Either way, he should not be the chief arbiter of the law for the US. We need neither a liar or a dude with a bad memory as the head law guy. Your response?
Hillary lied many times, and her lies have evidence. There were clearly marked classified and secret emails on her unsecured private server.
She lied about landing under fire in Bosnia, verified by news footage. And the list goes on
Brad, Trump has lied so many times it's impossible to keep count of them all. Should he be investigated as HC was? I assume you don't think Jeff should be held to the same standard as HC was either. His son-in-law was also meeting with the spy as wel
How come no on can quote what Sessions said to Franken that was a lie?
I believe everyone has had a chance to see both written and oral answers given by the AG during his confirmation, Eric. They were misleading at the very least. He knew the controversy about the Russians was ongoing at the time. No excuse!
Little Jeff Sessions Exhibited CLEAR Signs of "Subconscious GUILT" when he answered Sen Franken's Question by Volunteering INDIRECT INFO that was on his DISTURBED Mind ~ Perjury Charges should be Pursued ~ Hey Eric, HOLLYWOOD Rocks Baby
He is so obviously speaking of contact in the context of working on Trump's campaign. He makes clear he is speaking of his role as a "surrogate" for the campaign. Obviously he did not mean "ever". That is an absurd leap of logic.
Sessions has charged others with perjury for a lot less than what he did, Eric. He's a very experienced attorney and knows the answers he gave were misleading at best. If he's so forgetful about such we do not need him for the head law guy.
I thought I gave you on another question why HRC and Sessions are different. As for the Russian investigation, what happened to the DNC cheating Bernie Investigation? far as Sessions lying, he responded to the question from Franken accurately
Brad, with all of Jeff's experience as Attorney General of Alabama, are you saying he simply didn't consider his answers to be misleading at best? He knew the controversy going on with the Russians at the time so why didn't he clarify his response?
Randy, What was the ? and what was his answer? I say it was correct. Even if we assume, it was a total lie, what is the relevance? Did anyone balk when HRC sold 20% of US production of Uranium to Russia? Why wasn't that something to investigate. Thx
Brad, he didn't answer Franken's query, but volunteered he didn't meet with any Russians. Of course he did, but first denied he didn't recall the conversation. Of course, he later recalled the specifics. Now many aides are found to be included.
Randy- I wrote a new ?, and on this one here what is the relevance? Where was this meeting? look at my new question that is my comment for here. Thx
Brad, your question is not showing up on my feed. How can I find it?
OMG we can talk with an illegal immigrant but we cannot speak to a Russian? We must embrace a Syrian Muslim but we cannot chit chat with a Russian. This is totally wacked out. An Illegal Mexican Nattional gets sanctuary but talking to a Russian is...
Randy, here is the ?, Sessions or sec of state HRC, which one had more questionable contact with the Russians? Isn't the result of the contact that is relevant?. Thx
Russian SPYs Committed Espionage & Perhaps VOTING Machine Manipulation by Infiltrating OUR Private Property in a PLANNED Effort 2 Undermine OUR Election in Trump's Favor while "TRAITOR Trump" Encouraged them ~ Patton would have HUNG Trump
thats right. and if obama was wiretapping his phone, its a good thing. bo was prez, and sworn to defend usa from enemies foreign and domestic. this cabal working with putin and assange...there r no words. page said he needs $ for his legal fees. yup!
AGREED ~ WHY on Earth would anyone including Drumpf be SURPRISED if he was / is being Monitored via "TAPs" ?? I'd be SHOCKED if he wasn't being TAPPED ~ He's a "TRAITOR" who Commited TREASON ~ He would have been HUNG by Gen. George Washington
Brad, whatever HC did has nothing to do with Jeff. Two wrongs and all that. Do you even care if Russia meddled in our election?
no. the infuriating thing is they are GLAD russia meddled! because it was against hillary clinton. and they hate her more than they love america. IMO. and u can bet if it was against the rnc, they would have moved heaven and earth to find the truth.
Randy, There is absolutely no proof of Russian Influence in this election. The DNC alleged Russian hack by the DNC didn't get investigated by the FBI. The DNC refused the FBIs request to get the DNC servers. Why did the DNC do that?
Sez you, Brad! I'd rather wait for the intelligence agencies to give their opinions than take your suspect musings. We'll see tomorrow perhaps.
not only that, who can trust comey?The DNC said the FBI had never asked for access to their hacked servers.and comey all along was working against clinton.hes part of the clinton crazies...the haterz club.according to one agent: the fbi is trumpland
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