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sessions again denies he intended to mislead during his senate testimony — a standard he denied the clintons

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sessions again denies he intended to mislead during his senate testimony — a standard he denied the clintons

u.s. atty. gen. jeff sessions angrily denounced accusations that he had intentionally misled members of congress about any russian interference in the presidential campaign."mr. jeffries, nobody, not you or anyone else, should be prosecuted ... nor accused of perjury for answering the questions the way i did in that hearing," sessions said after rep. hakeem jeffries, a democrat from new york, reminded him that he had once bragged of prosecuting a police officer for making false statements that he later corrected.sessions said that when former trump campaign aide carter page mentioned that he was traveling to russia, "i made no response to it."when a second aide, george papadopoulos, suggested that the campaign meet with russians, he "pushed back," sessions said — the second time in the hearing that he made that assertion."i don’t think it's right to accuse me of doing something wrong," he said.sessions had not mentioned either of those conversations in earlier senate hearings but said news reports triggered memories of them.jeffries noted that sessions had set a tough standard on false statements in the past — voting to remove then-president clinton from office after he was impeached on charges of perjury in the 1990s. during that time period, jeffries said, sessions spoke of his earlier prosecution of a police officer on the same charge.the congressman also reminded sessions that he had suggested to fox anchor lou dobbs that hillary clinton was guilty of perj...