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'An appalling and detestable lie': Watch AG Sessions come out swinging in a fiery opening statement

Attorney General Jeff Sessions opened his blockbuster hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday with a fiery statement denying any wrongdoing with matters related to Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Sessions additionally denied any meeting with Russian officials at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. It was reported previously that Sessions met in secret with Russia’s ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, at that hotel when President Donald Trump gave a foreign policy speech during last year’s campaign.

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