"Sen. Franken, I'm not aware of any of those activities".
Mueller's investigators on Monday arrested Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign manager, and former business associate Richard Gates, on a 12-count indictment charging them with conspiracy and money laundering. "He said Sessions did not react or comment one way or the other", Conaway said in an interview.
Franken asked: "If there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of this campaign, what will you do?" "Is that what you're saying?"
"Ultimately, whether or not he committed perjury, will be again, I believe, Bob Mueller's call", Franken said.
In a letter to Sessions on Thursday, Sen. "I am deeply troubled that this newest revelation strongly suggests that the Senate-and the American public-cannot trust your word".
Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican member of the Judiciary Committee, said it makes sense to ask Sessions to clarify the chain of events and how he reconciles it with his testimony before the committee. "The attorney general immediately dismissed it and moved on".
An adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign has admitted meeting with Russian government officials in 2016, according to a report in the New York Times which cited his testimony before a congressional committee.
Sessions replied, "I have not seen anything that would indicate collusion with Russians to impact the campaign". Understandably, it was as irrelevant then as it is now.
A source familiar with Sessions' comments to Congress told ABC News the attorney general "has been entirely truthful and consistent on this matter".
Franken added, "This is another example in an alarming pattern in which you, the nation's top law enforcement officer, apparently failed to tell the truth, under oath, about the Trump team's contacts with agents of Russia-a hostile foreign power that interfered in the 2016 election".
At his Senate confirmation hearing in January, Sessions denied any contacts with Russian officials during the presidential campaign. And whether it becomes a problem for him or not may just depend on President Trump and also on Congress. Democrats in the Senate are demanding that Sessions come back and explain this discrepancy - how he could have been in the room for a meeting where someone said this thing and then said he knew nothing about Russian connections during the campaign. "As far as Sessions seemed to be concerned, when he shut down this idea of Papadopoulos engaging with Russian Federation, that was the end of it and he moved the meeting along to other issues".
Built over 4,500 years ago during the reign of Pharaoh Khufu, the pyramid has been home to thousands of archeological studies. The particles function like x-rays but can penetrate stone hundreds of meters thick.
That's down only slightly from the 11.4 million sold last quarter, during which Apple introduced new models of the iPad Pro. What's emerged as the No. 2 category after iPhones for Apple is Services, which includes iTunes, Apple Music and iCloud.
The NYPD and Manhattan district attorney's office are both investigating allegations made by the " Boardwalk Empire " actress. Weinstein has not commented on the latest accusation but has repeatedly denied allegations of non-consensual sex.
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Houston Texans fear that their star QB may have torn his ACL. Watson was the only quarterback with a passer rating above 100.0 in all of his four games in October.
Japan lags behind other developed nations in terms of smoke-free policies and the social pressure to quit is less intense. Unlike many western countries, smoking is permitted in certain sections of restaurants.
Spanish prosecutors have asked the National Court to jail nine ex-members of the sacked Catalan government. The move follows last week's vote by the parliament of Catalonia to declare independence from Spain .
Klum arrived at her annual Halloween party in N.Y.C. wearing her version of the werewolf from Michael Jackson's " Thriller " music video, which premiered in 1982.
New Zealand chooses to bat vs India in 2nd T20
While the required rate kept creeping up, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni could only make a difference to the margin of defeat. India are coming into the match with one change in their playing XI with pacer Mohammed Siraj comes in place of Nehra.
WhatsApp is back but Twitter can't keep calm
Local experts say that the WhatsApp crash on Friday morning proves that Over-The-Top (OTT) services are not crash proof. More details on the nature and cause of the outage weren't immediately available.
Doing business in India easier now: Modi
The World Food India 2017 organised at Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier in the day. He made a point that more investment is required in contract farming, raw material sourcing and creating agricultural linkages.
Gunman opens fire in Walmart; 3 dead
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Broncos Name Brock Osweiler Starting Quarterback vs. Eagles
Broncos rookie tight-end Jake Butt returned to the practice field; Emmanuel Sanders and Todd Davis also practiced for the Broncos. Instead, Osweiler bolted to Houston in free agency for $37 million in guarantees and Siemian won the Broncos job instead.
Terrorist Attack Strikes US Again In NY
He added: "We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere". The suspect has been named as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov , who had legally emigrated to the United States in 2010.