US Senator Jeff Sessions, who is Donald Trump's choice for Attorney General, faced a mixed reception at his confirmation hearing. Though concerns about Sessions' racially charged past linger, he is expected to pass the confirmation process easily.
The US attorney general has suddenly remembered discussion of a Russian meeting after a campaign advisor admitted lying to the FBI. Jeff Sessions previously testified that he did not recall any talk of a Russian meeting.
The far-right US Senate candidate has spoken out publicly for the first time since the accusations were published. He denied the allegations and suggested that he had information that would impugn his accusers.
Republican candidate for Attorney General Sessions' seat in the US Senate, Roy Moore, faces allegations of sexual contact with minors decades ago. A month to go before the special election, his race may already be run.
Top Democrats have said that Sessions lied under oath when he said he knew nothing about ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Sources close to Sessions say the attorney general forgot a relevant meeting.
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