The same documents that disclosed the meeting show Papadopoulos has pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contact with Russians during the 2016 campaign.
Sessions later recused himself from all matters related to the campaign, citing his support for the President's successful bid. The trip was "completely unrelated to my limited volunteer role with the campaign and as I've done dozens of times throughout my life".
During his January confirmation hearing to become attorney general, Sessions told the Judiciary Committee that he had had no communication with Russian officials, only to have The Washington Post reveal in March that he had spoken twice with the Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak.
MARTIN: So Attorney General Jeff Sessions, apparently, was also at this meeting where Papadopoulos said he had the ability to bring together, you know, a meeting with Russians who could help Trump in the campaign.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions must testify again before Congress on the Trump campaign's dealings with Russian contacts, senate Democrats demanded on Thursday.
When Tapper asked if Sessions, now the USA attorney general, was "the only one on the campaign that knew about the trip", Page replied: "I mentioned it to a few people".
Why it should worry you that Trump's Twitter feed went down
The reason this happened? The error message is usually for accounts that have been deleted, rather than suspended by Twitter. A Twitter employee, on his last day at the job, deactivated the account of Donald Trump on the social network.
Josh Chafetz, a professor at Cornell University Law School, said lawmakers could try to use "various other tools in the congressional arsenal", from reducing Justice Department appropriations to refusing to confirm appointees reporting to him. Page said one of the people he met was a "senior person", but would not confirm the person's identity.
"He seems to have problems telling the truth on this subject", Franken said of Sessions. He was not aware of any continuous exchange of information during the campaign between Trump surrogates and intermediaries for Russian government as Sen.
The source said the request for clarification could take several forms, such as having Sessions testify again or submitting a clarification in writing, but that has not yet been determined. "As far as Sessions seemed to be concerned, when he shut down this idea of Papadopoulos engaging with Russian Federation, that was the end of it and he moved the meeting along to other issues".
Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican member of the Judiciary Committee, said it makes sense to ask Sessions to clarify the chain of events and how he reconciles it with his testimony before the committee.
In numerous media interviews in recent months, the adviser, Carter Page, has either denied meeting Russian government officials during a July 2016 trip to Moscow or said he met "mostly scholars", the newspaper said. Trump denies any collusion with Russian Federation and Moscow denies interfering in the 2016 US election.
According to videos published on social media, smoke could be seen rising near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport. A senior Yemeni air force official told CNN that the claims that Saudi Arabia intercepted the ballistic missile is false.
Since then, though, smartphone sales growth has slowed and Intel has succeeded in placing its modems in some iPhone models. Regulators are still reviewing Qualcomm's $38.1 billion proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors for $38.1 billion.
The company has introduced a paid leave allowance to non-smokers, giving them an extra six days off per year . Smoking at work will cost you more than a week of precious vacation time at one Japanese company.
Results: EPS of 55 cents, meeting views, but falling short of sales expectations with $5.698 billion in revenue. Starbucks said that, by selling Tazo, it would "sharpen its focus on its up-level tea strategy with Teavana ".
Muons (elementary particles similar to electrons) originate from collisions between cosmic rays and atoms in the upper atmosphere. They saw those rooms but, to their surprise, they found an additional large space as well.
In a sudden, and shock, move, Matic left the Premier League champions as Manchester United snapped him up for over £35m. He continued: 'Honestly if I wanted to risk him I could do this against Bournemouth, I could do this against Roma.
The High Court had dismissed the Delhi government's claim that the AAP-Centre tussle was a "classic" federal dispute. SC said, the LG will be the administrative head and will not be bound to advise of the council of ministers.
Two weeks ago, a jury took four hours to convict a man in a September 2016 bombing in New York City that wounded 30 people. He noted over 500 defendants have been convicted of terrorism-related crimes since the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Del Potro moves one step closer By
The 77th-ranked Krajinovic had only won 17 matches in his whole career - thwarted by a wrist injury - before this tournament. Nadal has not said whether he will be fit enough to play in the season-ending ATP Finals, starting November 12 in London.
New Overwatch hero Moira and new map revealed
There's no release date set for the latest Overwatch hero yet, though it's likely she'll arrive with the Blizzard World map. Her right hand fires a long-range beam weapon that saps enemies' health, healing Moira and replenishing her biotic energy.
Gender gap grows again after a decade
The UK ranks 95th in the world for income equality, with women in the UK earning on average 45% less per year than men. However, gender equality does appear to promote better economic performance, according to numerous studies.
Houston QB Deshaun Watson out for the season
The Injury apparently came in practice on Thursday and was suffered without contact to the rookie. Photo Deshaun Watson after the Texans' 41-38 loss to the Seahawks in Seattle on Sunday.
Suspect in Colorado Walmart Shooting Is Arrested, ID'd
Thornton police say 47-year-old Scott Ostrem was arrested Thursday morning, about 14 hours after he fled the store in a auto . A man suspected of killing three people at a Colorado Walmart on Wednesday evening (local time) has been arrested.
Even Apple Can't Believe Apple's Q4 Results
While that only represents a 2% increase year-over-year, Apple's other products more than picked up the slack. He said he expects the current quarter to be the company's biggest ever, after a "sensational year" for 2017.
Osweiler Named Starting QB By Broncos
He was cut by Cleveland during training camp and signed to be Denver's backup ahead of its season opener in September. That final year when they won the Super Bowl , he went 5-2 as the starter while the future Hall of Famer was injured.
The Starbucks Holiday Cups Are Officially Here — ALERT
For the 2017 holiday season , the company is ditching their trademark red cups in favor of a do-it-yourself motif . The cup sparked outrage with its lack of Christmas and winter symbols such as snowflakes, trees or presents.