Republicans Slam Jeff Sessions For His ‘Possum Memory’ Of Russia Meetings

Attorney General Jeff Sessions either has the world’s worst memory, or he’s the biggest liar since his boss, Donald Trump.




On Tuesday, testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, Sessions once again pretended he had forgotten about contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives during the 2016 campaign, which led two GOP operatives to eviscerate Sessions on Twitter.

John Weaver, who served as a top strategist for Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich’s 2016 presidential campaign, posted this:

Tim Miller, a Republican consultant who worked for Jeb Bush’s 2016 presidential campaign, also weighed in on the AG’s testimony:

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Sessions, of course, isn’t the only Trump team member who has developed selective amnesia. Former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said he forgot he approved campaign aide Carter Page traveling to Moscow in 2016 because it happened on Father’s Day. President Trump, too, has repeatedly denied that he knew of any possible collusion with Russia. Yet we recently learned that Trump was at a meeting where foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos discussed setting up a meeting between Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Sessions was at that very same meeting.

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The lies continue to pile up, but if these same administration officials decide to lie to Robert Mueller or the grand jury, they’ll be looking at a perjury charge. The party is just getting started.

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