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Should Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuse himself from the Russian investigat

  1. Randy Godwin profile image94
    Randy Godwinposted 13 months ago

    Should Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuse himself from the Russian investigations?

    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.

  2. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
    bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months ago

    Did AG Loretta Lynch recuse herself from Hillary Clinton's investigation, No. And she me with Bill Clinton. She didn't bring on a special prosecutor, and she didn't call a grand jury. Sen Franken?

    We have liberals and democrats that have avoided prosecution while breaking the law, and allowing classified and secret information be hacked.
    And you are asking about Russia, where there is absolutely no proof and comparing it to lots of proof and evidence, but that has been ignored.

    Seriously. The democrats resisting president Trump is more serious than Russia.
    del if u wish

    1. Alternative Prime profile image73
      Alternative Primeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    2. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    3. Alternative Prime profile image73
      Alternative Primeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    4. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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!

    5. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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???

    6. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Correct me if I'm wrong Eric, but it was the crazy Christians who drank Jim Jones Kool-Aid wasn't it?  LOL!

    7. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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!"

    8. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    9. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    10. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    11. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    12. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Randy
      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

    13. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    14. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      How come no on can quote what Sessions said to Franken that was a lie?

    15. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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!

    16. Alternative Prime profile image73
      Alternative Primeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    17. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    18. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    19. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Randy
      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

    20. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    21. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    22. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    23. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    24. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Brad, your question is not showing up on my feed. How can I find it?

    25. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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...

    26. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    27. Alternative Prime profile image73
      Alternative Primeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    28. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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!

    29. Alternative Prime profile image73
      Alternative Primeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    30. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    31. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    32. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    33. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    34. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

  3. Kathleen Cochran profile image81
    Kathleen Cochranposted 13 months ago

    Did AG Loretta Lynch recuse herself from Hillary Clinton's investigation?  Yes, she did.  You can look it up.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    2. Kathleen Cochran profile image81
      Kathleen Cochranposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    3. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Agreed Kathleen, Lynch took herself out of the picture as a prosecutor as Jeff has now done himself.

    4. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    5. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

  4. lisavollrath profile image96
    lisavollrathposted 13 months ago

    The highest ranking lawyer in the land lied in his confirmation hearings. He shouldn't just recuse himself from the Russian investigations, he should resign from office.

    If you lied about something during a job interview, wouldn't you expect to be asked to leave when that lie was uncovered?

    1. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Print here the words used to lie please. You say he lied but the transcript does not show he lied.

    2. Au fait profile image93
      Au faitposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    3. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    4. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    5. Au fait profile image93
      Au faitposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    6. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    7. Alternative Prime profile image73
      Alternative Primeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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 ~ smile

    8. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    9. Au fait profile image93
      Au faitposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    10. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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!

    11. Au fait profile image93
      Au faitposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    12. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    13. Alternative Prime profile image73
      Alternative Primeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    14. Au fait profile image93
      Au faitposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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 . . .

    15. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    16. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    17. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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 ?

    18. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    19. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    20. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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?

    21. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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....

    22. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    23. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    24. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
      bradmasterOCcalposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    25. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    26. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    27. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    28. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    29. Au fait profile image93
      Au faitposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    30. Alternative Prime profile image73
      Alternative Primeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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

    31. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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!

    32. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

    33. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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. smile

    34. Ericdierker profile image54
      Ericdierkerposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      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.

 
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