By: Earnest Jones | 02-26-2017 | News
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Will Jeff Sessions Recuse Himself From Russian Investigation?

The White House has decided not to rule out that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may recuse himself from the Justice Department investigations into the controversial allegations on Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

A statement made by a deputy White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee, revealed that congressional investigations into the possible Russian hacking of the Democratic groups would have to run their course before Sessions decides whether from the FBI investigations.

Jeff Sessions was very supportive to President Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, he was a top adviser to Trump during the campaigns. Bernie Sanders made a statement on ABC’s this week in which he defended himself saying that he never implied that Sessions shouldn’t recuse himself or that he should, adding that his point was that we’re not yet there and the best thing would be to work through the process.

President Trump made a tweet on Sunday in which he emphasized that Russia talk is Fake News put out by the Dems with the help of the media in a bid to mask the illegal leaks and the big election defeat.

The U.S. Intelligence analysts have alleged that Russia tried to help Trump win the White House by discrediting Clinton and her Democratic Party. Obama shocked the world after he expelled Russian diplomats. However, the Kremlin have denied the allegations.

Current and former government officials have indicated that the FBI is pursuing of alleged Russian election-related hacking and financial transactions by Russian people and companies that are suspected of having connections to former and current government officials.

The National Security Adviser to President Trump resigned after three weeks into Trump’s administration following revelations that revealed that he had discussed the US sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before President Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence on the nature of the conversation. The Democrats have been longing for an independent investigation into whether there were links between President Trump’s campaign team and the Kremlin.


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