— Kilgore Trout (@KT_So_It_Goes) March 2, 2017
NEW: Sessions will recuse pic.twitter.com/W3bq7OE9wN
— Betsy Woodruff (@woodruffbets) March 2, 2017
We will update with any developments following his press conference.
Sessions has confirmed the recusal:
AG: "I have followed the right procedure just as I promised the committee I would, just as I believe any good attorney general should do." pic.twitter.com/6ldifRanyN
— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 2, 2017
Sessions clarifies he is recusing himself from campaign-related investigations, per DOJ rules, due to his campaign role. Not new revelations
— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) March 2, 2017
Sessions: "I have now decided to recuse myself from any existing or future investigations" related to the 2016 campaign.
— Phil Mattingly (@Phil_Mattingly) March 2, 2017
But he made it clear that his decision was not a result of any wrongdoing.
Sessions flatly denies wrongdoing and says he will write Judiciary Committee to explain testimony. pic.twitter.com/ciIGpp9WFo
— Alex Leary (@learyreports) March 2, 2017
Sessions: “I never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign” https://t.co/4qLo67sdPw
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) March 2, 2017
Sessions did offer some insight into his conversations with Russian Ambassador Kislyak:
Sessions: I don't remember a lot of (the meeting with Russian ambassador). We talked about terrorism, Ukraine. Got to be a little testy.
— Rick Folbaum (@RickFolbaum) March 2, 2017
Sessions said that his discussion with the Russian ambassador got “testy” over the country's perception in the United States
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) March 2, 2017
Sessions says mtg became "a bit testy" when the Russian ambassador insisted that Russia had done no wrong in the Ukraine.
— David Freddoso (@freddoso) March 2, 2017