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Jeff Sessions - Anything & Everything

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    Editorial
    Philadelphia voters soundly reject Jeff Sessions' storm-trooper approach to criminal justice

    The Times Editorial Board
    November9, 2017

    President Trump, it’s important not to overlook Philadelphia — where voters elected as their top prosecutor a criminal defense lawyer who campaigned on ending cash bail, the death penalty, civil asset forfeiture and the war on drugs.

    Larry Krasner is not the only progressive elected district attorney in the U.S., but he instantly becomes one of the most visible, serving the nation’s 10th largest largest urban area. (Krasner’s jurisdiction, Philadelphia County, has the same boundaries as the city of Philadelphia.)

    He also becomes the latest weapon in a voter rebellion of sorts against the backward-looking and counterproductive criminal justice policies put in place by U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions since he took office in February.

    For example, Sessions ordered his federal prosecutors to seek the toughest possible sentences — as opposed to the most just or the most rational. He brought back programs to transfer surplus military equipment (such as armored vehicles and grenade launchers) to police. He all but rejected the possibility that his department would take jurisdiction over law enforcement agencies that systemically violate civil rights. He called for reinstating programs under which police permanently seize, without a trial, property that was allegedly involved in crimes.

    Kimberly M. Foxx, elected state’s attorney for Cook County, Ill., which includes Chicago. Or Kim Ogg, elected district attorney of Harris County, Texas, which takes in Houston. Or Aramis Ayala, state attorney for Florida’s 9th Judicial Circuit, which includes Orlando. They and a handful of others have correctly seen their role as not merely holding criminals to account, but exercising their prosecutorial discretion to prioritize the most serious crimes and ensure that the accused are treated fairly.

    What about supposedly liberal California?

    Jackie Lacey. San Francisco and other Bay Area counties tend to elect more progressive prosecutors. But most California counties are geographically small and located in more rural parts of the state where voters lean farther to the right than the state’s population as a whole.

    Seth Williams, cast himself as a reform-oriented district attorney but left many disappointed, even before his conviction on corruption charges.

    Krasner is different from Williams, Foxx, Ayala and perhaps all of the others in that he wears his progressivism more openly, is more vocal and, reportedly, can be fairly abrasive. His lack of experience as a prosecutor will be taken as something of a thumb in the eye of the 300 lawyers in the office he will soon lead. His numerous lawsuits against the Philadelphia Police Department will most certainly be viewed disfavorably by cops, with whom his prosecutors must work. His election, though, is a message from voters that they want to move more quickly down the road toward a sweeping overhaul of the justice system. Let’s hope he can deliver.


    http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-krasner-election-20171109-story.html
     
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    Lock 'em up! Satirical card game has players convict Donald Trump's allies - including Ivanka, Jared Kushner, and Jeff Sessions - with the winner putting the most people behind bars
    • The $24.99 game, called Conviction, is the brainchild of friends Dan Peterson, from San Francisco, and Neil Patel, from Chicago
    • Through rolling dice and drawing 'Motion' cards, players act as prosecutors and aim to convict Trump allies
    • People are assigned different point values: Jared Kushner and Sean Spicer, for example, are worth two points each, while Steve Bannon is worth five
    • Convicting a Trump critic like Elizabeth Warren loses points


    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5062855/Conviction-card-game-players-convict-Trump-allies.html#ixzz4xwg2wpV5
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    Senators Push To Defund Jeff Sessions’ Civil Asset Forfeiture Expansion

    The House passed amendments this fall blocking Jeff Sessions' asset forfeiture directive. Now senators want to make it stick.


    C.J. Ciaramella|Nov. 8, 2017 5:09 pm

    A bipartisan group of senators wants to defund Attorney General Jeff Sessions' expansion of the Justice Department's civil asset forfeiture program, following similar efforts by libertarian-leaning and progressive members of the House earlier this year.

    Sessions announced in July that he was scrapping a 2015 directive by former Attorney General Eric Holder that severely curtailed when federal authorities could "adopt" asset forfeiture cases from local and state authorities. Such adoptions, civil rights group said, allowed local police to skirt stricter state forfeiture laws by taking their cases to federal court.

    In September, the Republican-led House of Representatives passed several amendments to a large appropriations bill that would prohibit the Justice Department from using any funds to enact Sessions' directive, essentially using Congress' power of the purse to block it from going into effect.

    In a letter to Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), one of the lawmakers hammering out the difference between the House and Senate versions of the appropriations bill, Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Angus King (I-Vt.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) pushed to include at least one of the amendments in the final version.

    "Adoptive forfeiture and equitable sharing are particularly egregious elements of civil asset forfeiture because they not only violate due process but also attack principles of federalism," the senators wrote. "DOJ's reinstated policy allows state law enforcement officers to circumvent state limitations on civil forfeiture by turning seized property over to federal officials for forfeiture in exchange for up to 80 percent of the proceeds of the property. This perversely incentivizes local law enforcement to confiscate suspect property even where state laws forbid the practice."

    Shelby's office did not immediately return a request for comment.

    Asset forfeiture—a practice that allows police to seize property suspected of being connected to criminal activity, even when the owner is not charged with a crime—has come under criticism in recent years from lawmakers and advocacy groups across the political spectrum.

    Police groups and prosecutors, as well as law-and-order conservatives like Sessions, argue it is an essential tool to disrupt organized crime by cutting off illicit proceeds. Civil liberties advocates say it leaves far too few protections for property owners and creates perverse profit incentives for law enforcement.

    A Reason investigation earlier this year showed asset forfeiture in Chicago primarily hit the city's poor, minority neighborhoods. An investigation by the Nevada Policy Research Institute in Las Vegas had similar findings.

    http://reason.com/blog/2017/11/08/senators-press-for-defunding-of-jeff-ses
     
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    To be frank it seems this peckerhead Sessions is the head farkin swamp critter and has no intention of draining anything.
     
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    You hit the nail squarely on the head.
     
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    One of the most conservative friends I have ever had was spooked out about Sessions and said God NO. He has become my most hated AG.
     
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    IT IS PAST TIME TO FIRE SESSIONS MR. TRUMP
    Sessions Pushes Back Against Republican Calls For Clinton, Comey Special Counsel
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    Jeff Sessions testimony before the House Judiciary Committee was about as contentious as many observers probably expected, with Sessions jousting with lawmakers who pressed him about troubling omissions in his previous testimony.

    But nestled among questions about Sessions’ campaign-season interactions with Russian officials and former Trump campaign national security adviser George Papadopoulos, one lawmaker asked Sessions whether a report that the DOJ said it would approve AT&T’s proposed takeover of Time Warner only if the latter agreed to sell CNN was accurate. Sessions responded that it wasn't.

    “I don’t think I’m able to accept as accurate news reports that have come out,” he said when asked if the president or anyone at the White House had asked him about the acquisition.

    The news outraged some Democrats, who accused Trump of improperly using his influence to punish the network, which he has frequently decried as “fake news”. Trump had insinuated during the campaign that he might try to block the deal if he won the presidency.

    Sessions refused to say exactly what would be required for the AT&T-Time Warner deal to win approval.

    When asked later by another lawmaker if the White House had attempted to interfere, or had reached out to the DOJ about the deal. Sessions said that he couldn't answer questions involving the White House's communications with the Justice Department.

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    Last night, the Washington Post reported that Sessions had asked prosecutors to look into whether certain prominent Democrats and Obama-era federal law-enforcement officials should be investigated for a range of purported misdeeds.

    During the testimony, several Republican reps pushed Sessions to confirm that he would appoint the special counsel, something Sessions declined to do since he said to do so would reveal the existence of an ongoing investigation.

    Instead, in a heated exchange with Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Gordon, Sessions pushed back on the immediate need for a second special counsel to investigate Clinton.

    It would take "a factual basis that meets the standard of a special counsel" for the Justice Department to make such an appointment, Sessions said.

    "We will use the proper standards and that’s the only thing I can tell you, Mr. Jordan," Sessions said. "You can have your idea but sometimes we have to study what the facts are and to evaluate whether it meets the standards it requires."

    It would take "a factual basis that meets the standard of a special counsel" for the Justice Department to make such an appointment, Sessions told Gordon.

    Jordan suggested that the Clinton campaign and the DNC broke the law by paying for the infamous “Trump dossier” via Clinton lawyer Marc Elias and not disclosing the true purpose of those funds to the FEC.

    "And it sure looks like the FBI was paying the author of that document and it sure looks like a major political party was working with the federal government to then turn an opposition research document - the equivalent of some National Enquirer story - into an intelligence document take that to the FISA Court so they could then get a warrant to spy on President Trump’s campaign."

    "That’s what it looks like and I’m asking you, in addition to all the things we know about James Comey in 2016, doesn’t that warrant naming a second special counsel?"

    Sessions at first demurred, noting that Comey is no longer the director of the FBI and praising the current director, Chris Wray. But pressed further by Jordan -"He's not here today, Attorney General Sessions, and you are" - Sessions appeared to throw cold water on the immediate need for a special counsel.

    "I would say 'looks like' is not enough basis to appoint a special counsel," he said sharply. He added that it would be "wrong" to use the powers of the DOJ for political purposes.

    "The Department of Justice can never be used to retaliate politically against opponents. That would be wrong."

    Asked early in the testimony about his previous public comments that he was not aware of any contacts between Trump campaign associates and the Russians - comments that have since been proven incorrect because Sessions attended a March meeting with George Papadopoulos where the latter said he could arrange a meeting between then-candidate Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    Sessions said that during his confirmation hearing, Papadopoulos’s comments had slipped his memory.

    Furthermore, Sessions said on Tuesday he now recalls the meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump and aides where campaign connections to Russia were discussed.

    Sessions, addressing the House Judiciary Committee, said he recalled the March 2016 meeting where foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos was present, “But I have no clear recollection of the details of what he said during that meeting."

    Later, Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries pressed Sessions about an interview he did with Lou Dobbs where he criticized Hillary Clinton for telling the FBI she didn’t remember certain details during its investigation of her alleged mishandling of classified information. During the interview, Sessions told Dobbs that conveniently failing to remember could constitute perjury.

    Jeffries asked if he believed the intentional failure can constitute as a criminal act?

    Sessions said yes.

    He later said the implication that he lied by saying he didn't recall those comments was unfair, and harshly rebuked Jeffries, a Democrat who represents parts of Brooklyn.

    Most of the most controversial subjects have been well-trod at this point, but Sessions’ testimony has not yet ended. You can watch along below:
     
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    Procrastination politics! We should expect nothing more because we get nothing but!
     
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    I heard Sessions callout Jim Jordan this morningafter he told fox news last night he wold hire a special prosecuter. He is a slease bag and Trump will not fire him anyway they are both swamp critters.
     
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    The swamp must have something on Sessions that is the only explanation.
     
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    What is it about AGs? They always seem to be complete garbage. Lynch, Holder, Reno...human waste material and now Sessions seems to be a whole lot more concerned about filling federal prisons with people that choose to use a plant and jacking up civil asset forfeiture(piracy) revenue that he does about stopping pedophiles or taking down traitors.
     
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    Just consider how rapacious and predatory a lawyer has to be to escalate to the position that Sessions is at. And he is every bit of that.
     
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    Great point! None of these people can ever be trusted again!
     
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    His memory, creativity and other normal brain capacities seem to have atrophied, too many years in the beltway, too many Constitutional oaths already broken....He appears to be running on instinct and the power and money of his job.
     
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    Jeff Sessions: 'I've always told the truth' about Russia
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    Erin Kelly
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    WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended himself fiercely Tuesday from any suggestion that he has lied in his testimony before Congress about his knowledge of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

    "I will not accept — and reject — accusations that I have ever lied," Sessions testified under oath before the House Judiciary Committee. "That is a lie."

    Sessions added: "I have at all time conducted myself honorably ... I've always told the truth."

    Sessions' testimony at the House hearing was his first appearance before Congress since two former Trump campaign advisers testified that they told Sessions about their contacts with Russia. Those revelations — from former advisers George Papadopoulos and Carter Page — appeared to contradict previous testimony that Sessions gave to the Senate.

    Sessions said Tuesday that he did not recall talking to Page last year about Page's planned trip to Moscow and only remembered a March 2016 meeting with Papadopoulos after seeing news reports about it. He said he made it clear to Papadopoulos that his suggestion that he arrange a meeting between then-candidate Donald Trump and Russian officials "may have been improper."

    On Oct. 18, Sessions told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he had no knowledge of any contacts between Trump campaign advisers and Russians with ties to the Kremlin.

    “I did not, and I’m not aware of anyone else that did,” Sessions told the Senate panel. “I don’t believe that happened.”


    However, Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading a criminal investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, later unsealed documents revealing that Papadopoulos admitted to the FBI he attended a national security meeting in March 2016 with then-candidate Donald Trump, Sessions and other advisers.

    At that meeting, which Sessions chaired, Papadopoulos told the group he had connections that could help arrange a meeting between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. No such meeting ever took place, Trump campaign officials have said.

    Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to making false statements and “material omissions” to the FBI about numerous communications he had with allies of the Russian government, according to a court document unsealed by Mueller.

    "I had no recollection of this meeting with Mr. Papadopoulos until I saw news reports," Sessions said Tuesday. "I do now recall the meeting at Trump Tower."

    Sessions said he could not recall what Papadopoulos said. However, Sessions said he "believes I made clear to him" that he should not represent the campaign to the Russians or anyone else.

    "I pushed back against his suggestion (of arranging a meeting between Trump and Russian officials) that I thought may have been improper," Sessions said.

    In response to a question from Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., Sessions said he is "confident" he never exchanged texts or emails with Papadopoulos during the campaign.

    The attorney general said it's difficult for him to recall details from a year ago in part because the Trump campaign was so chaotic.

    "It was a brilliant campaign in many ways, but it was a form of chaos in many ways from Day One," Sessions testified, noting that he was still doing his job as a senator while advising the campaign. "Sleep was in short supply."

    Last week, the House Intelligence Committee released a transcript of its closed-door interview with Page in which the former Trump adviser said he told then-senator Sessions that he was traveling to Moscow to give a speech at the New Economic School.

    "I mentioned it briefly to Senator Sessions as I was walking out the door (of the Capitol Hill Club for Republicans)," Carter testified. "I forget the exact date, but it was the Thursday night before I flew to Moscow to give my speech. So I mentioned it to him in passing ... as we were walking out the door."

    It was on that trip that Page met with Russian deputy prime minster Arkadiy Dvorkovich and several Russian lawmakers, according to the transcript.

    Sessions said Tuesday that, in regard to Page, "while I do not challenge his account, I have no recollection" of speaking with him at the Capitol Hill Club.

    Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., asked Sessions: "He told you he was going to Russia. He was on the (Trump campaign's) national security team. You didn't tell him not to go?"

    Sessions replied, "Am I supposed to tell him not to go on a trip?"

    "Mr. Page said that after the meeting was over, he said he was going to Russia and I had no response," Sessions said. "I don't think that means I've done anything dishonest."

    After a similar question from Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Sessions reacted angrily.

    "Does that (conversation with Page) establish some sort of improper contact with Russians?" Sessions snapped. "He's not Russian, you know."

    Read more:

    The many times Papadopoulos tried to connect the Trump campaign with Russia

    Charges against Manafort, Gates and Papadopoulos: What we know now

    Sessions: Any suggestion I colluded with Russia is 'detestable lie'

    Democrats in both the House and Senate say they are troubled by inconsistencies between what Sessions has told them and the testimony of Page and Papadopoulos, even though that testimony does not prove that Sessions was involved in any collusion with Russians.

    "Over the past 10 months, the attorney general has testified before the Senate on three occasions about his knowledge of and contacts with Russian operatives," Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said in a speech on the Senate floor Monday. "But he still has not gotten his story straight ...This is a problem."

    Sessions' problem with his former colleagues in Congress began at his confirmation hearing in January when the former Alabama senator failed to mention at least two contacts he had with the Russian ambassador while he was advising Trump's campaign.

    When those contacts were later disclosed, Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation and appointed Mueller to lead the inquiry — a move that angered Trump.

    While Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee pressed Sessions on the Trump campaign's contacts with Russia, several Republican members said before the hearing that Sessions should resign unless he appoints a special counsel to investigate key figures in the Obama administration.

    Conservative GOP Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Matt Gaetz of Florida said in a Fox News op-ed Monday that Sessions should appoint a second special counsel to investigate actions taken by former FBI director James Comey and former attorney general Loretta Lynch related to the closure of the email investigation that dogged Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The FBI investigated Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of State but never charged her with any crime.

    "It’s time for Jeff Sessions to name a Special Counsel and get answers for the American people," the two congressmen wrote. "If not, he should step down."

    In a letter to Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., on Monday, Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd said that Sessions has directed senior federal prosecutors to evaluate Republican members' requests for a special counsel. GOP members had sent letters to Sessions in July and September detailing their request.

    "These senior prosecutors will report directly to the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General, as appropriate, and will make recommendations as to whether any matters not currently under investigation should be opened, whether any matters currently under investigation require further resources, or whether any matters merit the appointment of a Special Counsel," Boyd wrote.

    Sessions essentially repeated that statement Tuesday and added that he could not confirm or deny that any investigations have been opened into Obama administration activities or actions taken by Clinton.

    He told Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, that he could not answer Jordan's questions about whether the FBI helped fund the now-famous dossier alleging ties between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

    The dossier was written by former British spy Christopher Steele, who was hired by Fusion GPS to conduct opposition research on Trump during last year's presidential campaign. Fusion GPS was hired by a law firm representing Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

    Jordan and other conservatives believe the FBI may have helped fund Steele, who, as a former British intelligence officer, may have worked in cooperation with the FBI in the past. Sessions said he could not comment on that because he has recused himself from anything involving the Russia investigation. There has been no evidence to support the claim that the FBI helped pay for the dossier.

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/poli...uth-about-russia/ar-BBEXDWE?OCID=ansmsnnews11
     
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    Jeff Sessions gets CAUGHT LYING by ted lieu & jeffries on Trump Russia Meetings
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    attorney general Jeff Sessions testifies before house judiciary committee on his meetings with russian officials and the trump campaign on this hearing senators Ted Lieu and Hakeem Jeffries question jeff sessions on president trump, russia and trump jr 11/14/2017
     
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    Has Jeff Sessions got the world’s worst memory, or what?

    By Jennifer Rubin
    Thursday
    Posted at 6:01 AM


    Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ defense for apparently misleading Congress about his knowledge of campaign contacts with Russians is that he has a bad memory. No, honestly. The man who now oversees the entire Justice Department might have heard about contacts with Russia, but no alarms went off, nothing was seared into memory and no action was taken. Even if you believe Sessions, his testimony is damning.

    The Washington Post reports:

    “When asked previously about whether he believed surrogates from the Trump campaign had communications with the Russians, Sessions said, speaking before the House Judiciary Committee. “I did not, and I’m not aware of anyone else that did, and I don’t believe it happened.”

    Now, Sessions said he recalled a March 2016 meeting with Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos. Papadopoulos, in pleading guilty to lying to FBI agents, has admitted he told Trump and a group of other campaign officials, including Sessions, that he had contacts who could help arrange a meeting between Trump and Putin.

    “I do now recall the March 2016 meeting at Trump Hotel that Mr. Papadopoulos attended, but I have no clear recollection of the details of what he said at that meeting,” Sessions said. “After reading his account, and to the best of my recollection, I believe that I wanted to make clear to him that he was not authorized to represent the campaign with the Russian government, or any other foreign government, for that matter. But I did not recall this event, which occurred 18 months before my testimony of a few weeks ago, and I would gladly have reported it had I remembered it because I pushed back against his suggestion that I thought may have been improper.”

    He doesn’t remember, but if he does remember, he said to shut down contacts with Russians, but he didn’t remember learning about contacts with Russians when previously testifying under oath. Got it? His routine - to take offense at being called a liar - is wearing thin.

    Then there is the matter of a possible investigation of President Donald Trump’s political opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump has repeatedly said she should be investigated. Now Sessions, who told members of Congress in writing he was having Justice Department figures look into the possibility of a special counsel to investigate the Clinton Foundation and the Uranium One deal, rejects the notion that his boss influenced the decision. Moreover, he refuses to say whether he would recuse himself because that would denote there is an investigation. But didn’t he already say in writing he had tasked Justice Department officials with looking into this? This seems to run afoul of his promise to recuse himself from matters concerning Clinton and the campaign. Former Office of Government Ethics chief Walter Shaub says it is “patently false” that Sessions cannot answer the recusal question.

    The investigation into whether Sesssions should appoint a special counsel itself poses a glaring conflict of interest.

    Sessions subsequently said, “I would say ‘looks like’ is not enough basis to appoint a special counsel.” That suggests he is, in fact, trying to contain the president. It nevertheless does not solve the question as to how he could be involved.

    It may be that Sessions is struggling to deflect pressure for him to investigate Clinton. However, that would simply be evidence of the president’s total lawlessness and would suggest that Sessions is not being candid when he denies pressure to investigate Clinton. The proper response to outside pressure to use the Justice Department as a political weapon against political opponents should be: Forget it. If that pressure continues, a responsible attorney general would either quit or force the president to fire him (as acting attorney general Sally Yates did when she refused to litigate the travel ban).

    Finally, if Sessions’ memory is so poor, one wonders how he can reliably answer questions that the special counsel will no doubt ask about the firing of former FBI director James B. Comey and Russian collusion. An attorney general who remembers nothing might escape implicating the president or others — but it also suggests he should never have been given the job.

    Jennifer Rubin writes the Right Turn blog for The Post, offering reported opinion from a conservative perspective.

    http://www.buckscountycouriertimes....jeff-sessions-got-worlds-worst-memory-or-what
     
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    solarion Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Seems like a bout of selective amnesia is the "go to" defense when testifying before the useless CONgress critters. Lynch, Holder, HRC, they all suddenly got real forgetful when they were talking to the capitol hill parasites. Heck hillary even wore her "I hit my head" concussion prop glasses. It works...I don't recall any of them facing any repercussions. The CONgressional flunkies just take turns acting pissed off and nothing comes of it.
     
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