Dan Abrams: Jeff Sessions’ Hillary Inquiry is ‘Direct Violation’ of Recusal Promise
ABC legal analyst and Mediaite founder Dan Abrams says that Jeff Sessions seems to be breaking his promise to the senate by leaving the door open for a special counsel investigation against Hillary Clinton.
Abrams spoke today with George Stephanopoulos, who noted the recent reports saying that the Attorney General has asked Justice Department prosecutors to decide whether to investigate the Clinton Foundation and 2010 Uranium One deal. Abrams said that by doing this, Sessions is contradicting the promise he made before the Senate Judiciary Committee to recuse himself from any investigative matters involving the Clintons.
“I think this is a direct violation of what he promised the Senate he wouldn’t do,” said Abrams. “This is about the Clinton Foundation. So this seems to me that he cannot both keep his promise to the Senate and be involved in this in any way.”
Abrams was also on to talk about the latest accusations against Roy Moore as well as the revelation that Donald Trump Jr. secretly traded correspondence with WikiLeaks for months. Abrams said that the revelations about the president’s son do not definitely prove a crime of collusion, though the signs that the Trump campaign was acting based on the advice of Wikileaks were troubling.
Watch above, via ABC.
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