Netanyahu determined to prevent Iran from strengthening positions in SyriaWorld August 23, 18:21
Russia's military might on display at Army-2017 forumMilitary & Defense August 23, 18:20
Russian defense minister examines weapons seized from terrorists in SyriaMilitary & Defense August 23, 18:12
Grand Russian art exhibition to be held in Vatican in 2018Society & Culture August 23, 17:47
Argentinian footballer Emiliano Rigoni signs contract with Russia’s Zenit FCSport August 23, 17:36
German chancellor suggests exerting diplomatic pressure on North KoreaWorld August 23, 17:01
Russian Defense Ministry orbits satellite for inspecting military space apparatusMilitary & Defense August 23, 16:59
Israel supports Russia’s participation in Sobibor memorial project in PolandWorld August 23, 16:35
Indonesia clinches delivery contract for Russian Su-35 fighter jetsMilitary & Defense August 23, 16:25
WASHINGTON, March 3. /TASS/. US President Donald Trump called the attacks of the US Democratic Party against Attorney General Jeff Sessions "a witch-hunt".
As stated in a written statement, Trump, posted on Facebook, "the Democrats are overplaying their hand."
"They lost the election and now, they have lost their grip on reality. The real story is all of the illegal leaks of classified and other information. It is a total witch hunt!" Trump said.
"Jeff Sessions is an honest man. He did not say anything wrong. He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional," Trump wrote in his facebook statement.
Trump meant Sessions’ answers during his confirmation hearing at the Judiciary committee to become attorney general. When asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump’s campaign and representatives of Moscow Sessions said he had not had any contacts with Russians during last year’s election campaign.
However, on Wednesday, Washington Post reported that in July and September Sessions had meeting with Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak.
Sessions said that those meetings did not concern the elections in the US. When the meetings with Kislyak took place Sessions was Alabama senator. He said that those working meetings concerned armed forces and were held together with meetings with other ambassadors accredited in Washington.