The Jerusalem Post - - INTERNATIONAL NEWS - (Text: Jerusalem Post Staff; photo: Aaron P. Bern­stein/Reuters)

US At­tor­ney-Gen­eral Jeff Ses­sions tes­ti­fies be­fore a House Ju­di­ciary Com­mit­tee hear­ing on Capi­tol Hill in Wash­ing­ton yes­ter­day. He told com­mit­tee mem­bers that he now re­called at­tend­ing a meet­ing in March 2016 at which Ge­orge Pa­padopou­los, a for­mer ad­viser to Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s 2016 cam­paign, and who pleaded guilty last month to ly­ing to the FBI, told par­tic­i­pants he could use his Rus­sian con­nec­tions to bro­ker a meet­ing be­tween then-can­di­date Trump and Rus­sian Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin. Ses­sions pre­vi­ously tes­ti­fied to Congress that he was un­aware of any com­mu­ni­ca­tions be­tween the cam­paign and Rus­sian of­fi­cials.

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