Advisers to President Donald Trump are urging the president to purge former President Barack Obama’s political appointees from the federal government.
Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak appeared on Obama White House visitor logs at least 22 times between 2009 and 2016.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) said Thursday there is no comparison between current Attorney General Jeff Sessions meeting twice with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. last year and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch meeting privately with Bill Clinton last year as the FBI investigated his wife’s private email server.
The question Democrats are now using to accuse Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying under oath was based on a discredited news report published by CNN.
Senior Democrats, including the House and Senate minority leaders, are calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after it was revealed that he met twice with the Russian ambassador to the United States last year.