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The nearly indestructible bond between Jeff Sessions and Donald Trump

March 3, 2017
Matt Zapotosky, Sari Horwitz, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
President Trump's recent remarks demonstrate the high standing Sessions has in Trump’s Cabinet, and the critical role he will play in carrying out the president’s vision.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia Investigations

March 3, 2017
Carrie Johnson | NPR
Sessions says he will recuse himself from any investigations related to the presidential campaigns after reports that he failed to disclose contacts with the Russian ambassador.
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The Trump presidency can’t seem to escape Russia’s shadow

March 3, 2017
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
The bigger problem for Trump and his team politically has been their inability to shake dark suppositions about his and his associates’ relationship with Russia.
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Sessions twice met with Russian ambassador in 2016 despite denial

March 2, 2017
Pierre Thomas, Adam Kelsey | ABC News
Attorney General Jeff Sessions met twice with Russia's ambassador to the United States during the 2016 presidential election season.
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White House Stands by Sessions Over Russia Meeting Testimony

March 2, 2017
Chris Strohm, Justin Sink, Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
The White House dismissed questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied during his confirmation hearing about conversations he had with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S.
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Top Republicans call on Sessions to recuse himself from Russia investigation

March 2, 2017
Karoun Demirjian, Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Top Republicans said Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should recuse himself from federal investigations of whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election.
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The White House Now Has Three Options on Russia

March 2, 2017
Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, Carrie Dann | NBC News
Russia is back in the news, and the White House has three options.
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