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World 20 Jul 2017 | 9:59 AM

Trump says he should not have picked Sessions as attorney general - NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would not have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general if he had known Sessions would recuse himself from the Russia investigation, according to a New York Times interview.

World 16 Jun 2017 | 10:48 PM

Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russia probe - ABC News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has privately acknowledged he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the probe into Russia and last year's U.S. election, given that he could become a potential witness in the investigation, ABC News reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

World 10 May 2017 | 11:34 AM

Trump fires FBI Director Comey - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome.

World 03 Mar 2017 | 1:22 AM

U.S. House speaker - No reason for Sessions recusal from Russia probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he saw no reason for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

World 03 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

U.S. Senate intelligence chairman does not call for Sessions recusal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Richard Burr, the Republican chairman of the committee responsible for investigating any Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. election, said on Thursday he trusted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to decide if he should be involved in the probe.

World 02 Mar 2017 | 11:49 PM

Democrats seek Sessions resignation after report of Russia contact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday he would stay out of any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose he met last year with Russia's ambassador.

World 02 Mar 2017 | 10:31 PM

House Democratic leader calls for Sessions' 'resignation or removal'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions "lied under oath" and called for his resignation or removal from office.

World 27 Feb 2017 | 4:54 AM

White House does not rule out Sessions recusal on Russia probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday did not rule out that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may recuse himself from Justice Department investigations into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

World 16 Feb 2017 | 9:25 AM

Trump assails U.S. intelligence agencies amid questions over Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump's aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump's fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter.

Nation 08 Feb 2017 | 4:52 AM

Judge recuses herself in cartoonist Zunar's travel ban review

KUALA LUMPUR: A High Court judge has recused herself from hearing a judicial review bid by cartoonist Zunar who is challenging his travel ban by the Immigration Department last year.