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Old 12-17-2017, 08:43 AM
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Default CNN Walks Back Jeff Sessions-Russia Bombshell

In yet another sign the Russian collusion witch hunt is collapsing, CNN has quietly corrected its self professed bombshell revelation that AG Jeff Sessions failed to disclose meetings with the Russian ambassador as required by his confirmation form.

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In May, CNN reported that Sessions had failed to disclose meetings he had with the Russian ambassador when he was a senator. Justice Department officials told CNN that Sessions had not listed those meetings on a security clearance form, even though the form says to list “any contact” with the “foreign government” or its “representatives” in the past seven years.

CNN framed the non-disclosures as more evidence of collusion between Russia and the Trump team, writing, “He has come under withering criticism from Democrats following revelations that he did not disclose the same contacts with Kislyak during his Senate confirmation hearings earlier this year.”
Lost in the proclamation this omission proved Sessions was colluding with the Russian boogeyman was Sessions explanation.

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At the time, Sessions said he was told by the FBI not to list meetings “connected with his Senate activities,” but CNN’s legal expert denied those claims.
That's right, CNN'S trained seal legal expert told them what they wanted to hear so that instantly became "fact" to be repeated by an obedient media.

But like so much of the Russian conspiracy theory CNN's embellishment turned out to be fake news.

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A newly released document shows that the FBI told an aide to Attorney General Jeff Sessions that Sessions wasn’t required to disclose foreign contacts that occurred in the course of carrying out his government duties when he was a senator,” CNN’s Evan Perez wrote in the new piece.

Monday’s article indicates that Sessions was following what the FBI told him and was not intentionally trying to mislead the DOJ about his meetings with Russians.
CNN Walks Back Sessions-Russia Bombshell | The Daily Caller

Of course it doesn't matter that Sessions so-called failure to disclose meetings with the Russian ambassador was a key factor in his recusal which led to the creation of a special council witch hunt. Mistakes will be made in the zealous pursuit of the facts, as long as they negatively impact Trump it is considered journalism.
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Old 12-17-2017, 08:09 PM
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Default Re: CNN Walks Back Jeff Sessions-Russia Bombshell

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In yet another sign the Russian collusion witch hunt is collapsing, CNN has quietly corrected its self professed bombshell revelation that AG Jeff Sessions failed to disclose meetings with the Russian ambassador as required by his confirmation form.



Lost in the proclamation this omission proved Sessions was colluding with the Russian boogeyman was Sessions explanation.



That's right, CNN'S trained seal legal expert told them what they wanted to hear so that instantly became "fact" to be repeated by an obedient media.

But like so much of the Russian conspiracy theory CNN's embellishment turned out to be fake news.



CNN Walks Back Sessions-Russia Bombshell | The Daily Caller

Of course it doesn't matter that Sessions so-called failure to disclose meetings with the Russian ambassador was a key factor in his recusal which led to the creation of a special council witch hunt. Mistakes will be made in the zealous pursuit of the facts, as long as they negatively impact Trump it is considered journalism.
old news recycled to feed the 32%
you could watch his testimony for yourself; he should have said, "other than blah blah blah..."
still he recused himself and that was proper.
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