What a news cycle. The WaPo accused newly minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying about his connections to Russia during confirmation hearings. The White House and President Trump are standing by Sessions.

Sessions held a press conference this afternoon, addressing questions from his confirmation hearing.

You can watch his press conference here:

Sessions will recuse himself from Russia investigations:

Denies any wrongdoing:

Sessions claims he wasn’t alone, skulking about during meeting with Russians:

Sessions addressed the question posed by Sen. Franken as it was the one drawing scrutiny:

True story:

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