The Democrats concocted another fake scandal and this time got Jeff Sessions to recuse himself.
Of course, they are calling for his resignation, which is absurd.
I expect this insanity from the Democrats. I'm disgusted with the Republicans running to throw Sessions under the bus.
They need to grow a spine.
I'm glad Paul Ryan held firm.
From Business Insider:
House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that he sees no "purpose or reason" for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from overseeing Russia-related investigations unless Sessions himself becomes the subject of an investigation.Hey, Republicans! You don't have to kowtow to the Democrats. The American people didn't elect you to do that.
...But other prominent Republican lawmakers are calling for Sessions to recuse himself from any investigation concerning the Trump campaign's ties to the Russian government.
...Meanwhile, many Democrats, including House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer, are demanding that Sessions resign, accusing him of lying to Congress and thus perjuring himself.
“Sessions is not fit to serve as the top law enforcement officer of our country and must resign,” Pelosi said in a statement on Thursday.
Ryan accused Democratic lawmakers of exaggerating their response to the reports.
"I think Democrats are lighting their hair on fire to try to get you to cover this story," Ryan said. "There's nothing new that we have seen here."
Put together a timeline on what Sessions did and said, and am now thinking that Dems are overplaying their hand. https://t.co/qSyBftV9Lf— Philip Bump (@pbump) March 2, 2017