The prosecutors will report to Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and recommend whether any new investigations should be opened, whether any matters now under investigation require additional resources and whether it might be necessary to appoint a special counsel to oversee a probe, according to a letter the Judiciary Committee's Republican chairman, Representative Robert Goodlatte.
Sessions, an early and leading supporter of Trump, was forced to recuse himself from oversight of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign after he gave misleading statements about his own interactions.
In Page's testimony, he said he "mentioned [the meeting] briefly to Senator Sessions as I was walking out the door" of a dinner just days before his trip to Russian Federation.
"The Attorney General of the United States should not be held to a different standard than the young police officer whose life you ruined", Jefferies said.
In addition to the meeting with Papadopoulos, former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page testified before the House Intelligence Committee recently that he told Sessions of his plans to travel to Moscow.
In recent weeks, he has repeatedly weighed in on Twitter on Justice Department business to call for investigations of Democrats and has challenged Sessions to be more aggressive in going after his political opponents, expressing particular support for investigating the Clinton Foundation.
The Washington Post and New York Times cited a letter from the Justice Department to the Republican chairman of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Robert Goodlatte, responding to his request for the appointment of a special counsel to look into various matters.
Sessions testified at an open hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, and Conyers chose to base his first line of questioning on the following Trump tweets.
Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) Reportedly Mulls Mattel Acquisition
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Sessions asked with a slight smirk.
Pressed on whether he has recused himself from any investigation of Clinton, Sessions declined to comment, citing department policy that he said keeps him from confirming or denying the existence of any such investigation.
During the March 2016 meeting, Sessions shut down Papadopoulos' idea of engaging with Russian contacts, according to a source familiar with the matter. In January, the attorney general testified to the Senate that he had not "been in contact with anyone connected to any part of the Russian government about the 2016 election, either before or after election day".
On Monday, the Justice Department told Congress that it was looking into whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate Mrs. Clinton and the Uranium One deal. It was after Sessions's recusal that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller 3rd to lead the investigation into the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.
In response to the silence from the Justice Department, Reps.
And at his latest appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sessions seemed to shift his position again.
"It's time for Jeff Sessions to name a Special Counsel and get answers for the American people". But he said he had no memory of that conversation.
John Hartson , who played alongside Miller at Celtic, tweeted: "My thoughts are with Liam miller and his family this morning". Ex-Celtic defender Darren O'Dea, now with Dundee, said: 'All my thoughts and love with Liam Miller and his family'.
Trump has been working to rally global pressure against North Korea's nuclear weapons program on a trip to Asia. In September Kim described Trump as a "mentally deranged USA dotard" whom he would tame with fire.
One person "with additional health issues" died and was not among those who visited the theme park, the Times reported . Legionnaires disease is a severe form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria, sometimes found in water systems.
A lot of users have tried disabling adaptive brightness on the Pixel 2 XL , but the issue seems to persists. Google is yet to acknowledge the issue but we can expect some sort of software patch to fix the issue.
This year, the company will spread its sales to physical buildings, with 10% of China's convenience stores participating. Alibaba offers an e-commerce marketplace, while JD.com has a more vertical operation like Amazon ( AMZN ).
More sunshine moves in this week with afternoon temperatures mainly in the 50s aside from Thursday when we could reach 60°. Saturday: We will kick of the weekend with partly sunny conditions and slight chance for rain in the early morning hours.
Associate head coach Brady Hoke , who coaches the defensive line, has been named as interim head coach and will finish the season. After back-to-back 9-4 seasons under Jones, the Volunteers were just 4-6 this year and lost 50-17 at Missouri on Saturday.
The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. It's not clear why Penney underestimated its own sales by that much when there was only one day left in the quarter.
Time to get your FUS RO DAH on, because Skyrim VR is available to pre-order now (Amazon Prime members can save 20-percent). As the Dragonborn, the prophesied hero born with the power of The Voice, you are the only one who can stand amongst them.
Over the past year, another proposed merger has come under significant antitrust scrutiny: AT&T's $85.4bn deal Time Warner. Delrahim has said he was never given instructions by the White House on how to conduct his analysis. "It's illogical.
Salman Khan unveils his 'Race 3' look
The movie Race 3 will be stand-alone and would not be considered to start from ending of previous two films, Race and Race 2. Director of films like ABCD and A Flying Jatt, Remo D'Souza is now first time collaboration with Salman Khan in Race 3 .
Delhi government seeks exemptions for odd-even this year
The government, he added, does not have enough public transport alternatives to accommodate over 6 million two-wheelers. The Indian government had planned to bring in vehicle rationing from Monday, exempting women for their safety.
Chance of rain on Tuesday
This afternoon clouds will stick around for much of the day with highs struggling this afternoon hitting the mid 40s. There will be a 20-30 percent chance of isolated showers through the day with drizzle likely for most.
IPhone X Owners Experiencing Crackling Audio
All the malfunctions are covered by warranty so those experiencing problems should visit Apple sooner rather than later. Few Apple iPhone X users are reporting a odd green colour vertical strap on their Apple iPhone X (permanent).
Tunisia, Morocco, reach Russian Federation 2018
Morocco and Tunisia will join Nigeria, Egypt and Senegal as the African sides in Russian Federation next summer. The Moroccan national team played in the World Cup final last time in 1998.
Matthew Stafford throws 3 TD passes as Lions beat Browns
The Browns made mistakes, including at the end of the first half when they botched the most basic elements in clock management. It also moves the team one game closer to what certainly must be the end of Jackson's tenure as head coach with the Browns.
Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iraq-Iran Border
The temblor was centred 32km southwest of Halabja, Iraq, near the northeastern border with Iran, the US Geological Survey said. Iran's semi-official Iranian ILNA news agency says at least 14 Iranian provinces were affected.
Veterans Day tradition continues in Charleston
They originally were installed in the sidewalk along Main Street, but many were displaced or had to be removed over the years. This year's parade route begins at the Hardin County Courthouse and ends in front of Savannah City Hall at Hanna Boulevard.
Kanye West Is Laughing At Taylor Swift's Diss Tracks
The brief explanation is this: Kanye stormed the stage when Taylor won "Best Female Video " over Beyoncé. He's also had some public falling-outs with many of his friends in recent years, most notably, Jay Z .
IPhone X bug causes touch problems in cold weather
Low- or high-temperature conditions might cause the device to change its behaviour to regulate its temperature. An online discussion forum on Apple's website includes comments from people affected by the bug.
Loftus-Cheek eyeing World Cup
Asked after the England match if a lack of games at Chelsea has held him back, Loftus-Cheek replied: "Yeah, definitely". Loftus-Cheek has made just 20 starts on the domestic scene since being handed his professional debut in December 2014.