By Tyler Durden
Last night, the Washington Post reported Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering whether to appoint another special counsel to investigate the Clintons and other Obama-era officials. This morning, the AG will face questions from Democrats when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee. According to Reuters, the questions will likely focus on whether Sessions lied about communications between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.
The hearing was scheduled as a routine oversight hearing. But given the recent leaks from the Mueller probe and the release of Carter Page’s redacted testimony – which both Page and the committee agreed to release to the public – Sessions has been warned to expect a barrage of questions about the Trump camp’s ties to Russia or Russian-linked entities.
Sessions has publicly testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee – back in June – and Senate Judiciary Committee – in October – previously this year to answer questions related to the various Congressional inquiries into whether Russia intentionally tried to influence the US election.
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee told Sessions in a letter sent last week to expect questions on Russia, according to Reuters. The letter notes that George Papadopoulos, the Trump campaign foreign policy …read more