Congressman Dan Kildee: Attorney General Sessions Must Resign

March 2, 2017

Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) released the following statement after it was reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearings about meetings with Russian officials:

“The Attorney General lied under oath to Congress about his own communications with the Russians. Corruption and lying by public officials cannot be tolerated whatsoever. The Attorney General must resign.”

“Congress must call a bipartisan, independent and outside commission to investigate President Trump’s political and financial connections to Russia. The American people deserve the truth.”

During his confirmation hearings, under penalty of perjury, Mr. Sessions told the Senate Judiciary Committee, “I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I did not have communications with the Russians.”

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