Recently confirmed Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 campaign, according to new reports.
On Thursday morning, Sessions revealed that he was ready to recuse himself from any and all investigations related to Russia if needed.
Sessions denied meeting with “any Russian at any time to discuss any political campaign” and called the accusations “false.”
When asked whether or not he would recuse himself, Sessions said, “Well I’ve said that whenever it’s appropriate, I will recuse myself, no doubt about that.”
A growing number of congressional Republicans have called on Sessions to recuse himself:
A growing number of Democrats have pushed for stronger action, hoping that Sessions will step down.
Similar actions lead to the early resignation of former National Security adviser Michael Flynn.