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UK leader Theresa May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Noting the "crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days", May said the new government will work to fulfill the will of United Kingdom voters who decided a year ago to leave the European Union . Labour campaigners have expressed their absolute joy with "hung" results from the June 8 parliament election, describing it as "a tremendous moment of elation".



Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling

Sessions met with Russian officials twice in 2016 prior to the election, but failed to disclose the meetings during his testimony to become Attorney General. Sessions said he recused himself from the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation to require the step because of his involvement in the Trump campaign.



Jeff Sessions testifies to Congress in wake of Comey appearance

Tom Cotton (R-AR) accused Democrats of going down all sorts of " rabbit trails ", but not getting close to showing any evidence that President Trump had done anything wrong. At Tuesday's hearing, New Mexico Democratic Sen. Democratic Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island noted that many Democrats at the time were "unhappy" with how Comey conducted himself.



Attorney General Jeff Sessions talks spy fiction at Senate hearing

Sessions did not cite executive privilege in declining to answer some questions but said he is "protecting the right of the president to assert it if he chooses". "I do not", Sessions said when asked whether he knows whether the president records his conversations. "The suggestion that I participated with any collusion, that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country...


US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump

US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted in his public hearing Thursday that Sessions, a former United States senator from Alabama, may have had additional contacts with Russians , and said in a closed hearing that investigators had received Russian intercepts detailing a possible third meeting between Sessions and Kislyak, sources familiar with the briefing told CNN on Thursday.



At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied any suggestions he had colluded with Russian officials during last year's U.S. presidential campaign, telling senators that any such suggestion was an "appalling and detestable lie". Later, when Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked if Rosenstein knew of any reason to fire Mueller, the deputy attorney general was curt: "No, sir". "It was an important issue".