Jeff Sessions

Sessions tells Senate he will not discuss conversations with Trump about Comey firing

Sessions tells Senate he will not discuss conversations with Trump about Comey firing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeatedly insisted Wednesday that his private talks with President Donald Trump were off-limits to lawmakers - infuriating Democrats who for months have sought details of how the FBI director was fired amid a probe into Russia election interference.

During a contentious five-hour oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Democratic senators peppered the nation's top law enforcement officer with questions on former FBI director James Comey, Trump and the ongoing investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential race. But for the most part, Sessions declined to offer any new...

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