On CNN earlier tonight, Wolf Blitzer played the clip and asked, “Was that appropriate?” “Not at all,” Lieu said. “Jeff Sessions still doesn’t get Continue reading "Dem Rep. Ted Lieu Slams Sessions for Russia Jokes: He ‘Still Doesn’t Get It’"
Dear @TheJusticeDept Sessions: Problem is not that you were in the same room with any Russians. It's that you had a 45 min to 1 hour meeting with Russian Spy/Ambassador Kislyak and discussed Trump campaign views on Ukraine. Then you lied under oath about it. Get the difference? https://t.co/r04HzVXPcS— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) November 17, 2017
“Is Ambassador Kislyak in the room?… Before I get started here. Any Russians? Um, anybody been to Russia? Got a cousin in Russia or something?”Democrats this week confronted Sessions about those Russian contacts, with one congressman accusing him of lying. Watch above, via C-SPAN. [image via screengrab] — — Follow Josh Feldman on Twitter: @feldmaniac
In response to Congressman Ted Lieu of California calling Attorney General Jeff Sessions names and bashing him on Twitter with a number of insults, CNN hosts John Berman and Poppy Harlow grilled the lawmaker on whether that was really “a grown up thing to do.” Lieu defended his name-calling and questionable behavior during Session’s House Judiciary Committee testimony with the following:
CNN calls out Ted Lieu for his remarks about Attorney General Jeff Sessions.Lieu’s response: •Actions are justified as long as other people are doing it. •Fight bad with bad. •Stoop down to the level of your opponent. pic.twitter.com/KIwAaXQWra — Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) November 16, 2017
“Because he lied to the US Senate — after he made his statement, evidence came out later [his statements] were in fact false. And by the way, I’m using words that the president of the United States uses on his Continue reading "CNN Hosts Grill Ted Lieu Over His Trump Name-Calling: ‘Is That a Grown-Up Thing To Do?’"
CNN’s Anderson Cooper opened tonight by calling out Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his “selective memory when it comes to contact with Russia.” Sessions said today he has never lied and “to the best of my memory” has answered all the questions he could to the best of his ability. But Cooper said, “That memory of his seems non-existent in a lot of places, very specific in others.” He brought up Sessions’ past claims and his statement today that he “had no recollection” of meeting George Papadopoulos, before showing other times Sessions said “I don’t recall.” Watch above, via Continue reading "Anderson Cooper Calls Out Sessions’ ‘Selective Memory When It Comes to Contact with Russia’"
"On two prior occasions, Jeff Sessions, the nation's top law enforcement officer has raised his right hand, sworn to tell the truth, then said things that later turned out not to be true." @AndersonCooper is #KeepingThemHonest. https://t.co/id0dMEko9Q— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) November 15, 2017