Sessions recuses himself from future investigations into Trump campaign

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday said he would recuse himself from investigations involving the Trump campaign amid a firestorm over his contacts with Russian officials during the 2016 election, but stood firm on the answers he gave during his Senate confirmation hearing about his past communications.

Sessions released a statement and held a press conference in which he said he would recuse himself from any future investigations “of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United States.”

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