WASHINGTON, 2 Mar – RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump said that he fully trusts the General Prosecutor Jeff Seshns, who was in the center of the scandal due to the fact that the hearings in Congress a few weeks ago concealed their contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak.
During the visit to the military base in Virginia trump said that “fully” trusts Sesso, reports Reuters.
In addition, the President said that he does not consider that sessions should recuse myself in the case of the investigation into the alleged “interference” of Russia in the US elections in 2016, as required by the Democrats and part of Republicans in Congress.
Earlier in the Washington Post has reported that sessions in 2016, twice talked to Russian Ambassador. Sessions at that time was a Senator and supported the election campaign of trump. While sessions are not informed about these conversations, responding to a question during the January hearing in the Senate on consideration of his candidacy for the post of head of the Ministry of justice. On this basis, the Democrats demanded the resignation of the attorney General. Sessions himself said that he had not discussed with Russian representatives the election, but said he was ready to recuse himself in the case of an investigation.