Sessions Will Recuse Himself Of Any Probe Into Hillary Clinton, Does Not Support A Ban On Muslims

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As the Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing continues, Trump's nominee for attorney general said that he would recuse himself from any potential future investigations or probes involving Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while working as secretary of state, as well as any questions about her family’s philanthropic foundation.

Responding to senator Chuck Grassley if he could approach issues involving Trump’s presidential challenger impartially and objectively, Sessions said "I believe that could place my objectivity in question," Sessions said. "I believe the proper thing would be for me to recuse myself." He added the politically charged comments he made about the Clintons during the contentious campaign would give the appearance that he isn't impartial.

Trump has called into question Clinton’s use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state during the campaign, and questioned whether her family’s solicitation of donations for the foundation could pose a conflict of interest. During the hearing, Grassley noted that Sessions – who supported Trump – had also made comments critical of her handling of sensitive emails and certain actions of the Clinton Foundation.

During the hearing, Sessions also denied accusations or racism. Calling it a “caricature,” Sessions denied the charges brought against him in his hearing for a federal judgeship in 1986 accusing him of being a racist.  "I do not harbor those kinds of animosities and race-based ideas I was accused of," Sessions said under questioning from Feinstein.

The comment followed his opening remarks, in which Sessions addressed allegations that he is racist and that as a U.S. attorney he wrongly pursued a voting rates case against black civil rights activists. "I was accused, amazingly of harboring sensibilities for the KKK. These are false allegations...I abhor the klan and what it represents and its hateful ideology."

Sessions defended the case of voter fraud he brought against the black activists, saying the case was proposed by African Americans who said their ballots had been stolen and altered. He also touted a hate crime he prosecuted against a member of the Ku Klux Klan that resulted in an execution.

"I never declared the NAACP un-American or a civil rights attorney a disgrace to his race," he said. "There is nothing I'm more proud of than my 14 years in the Department of Justice."

The AG candidate also said he still believes Roe v. Wade is the worst Supreme Court decision of all time but it's the law of the land and deserves respect.  "It’s the law of the land, established and settled for a long time. It deserves respect and I would respect and follow it."

Finally, in another highlight of what has transpired so far, Sessions said he does not support President-elect Trump’s campaign proposal to temporarily ban all Muslims from entering the country. Instead, he said he supports Trump's proposed "extreme vetting" of immigrants coming from dangerous regions.

However, Sessions said a person's religion could be a factor if they're, for example, an extremist whose religion includes harming Americans.

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Duc888's picture

 

 

 

He's gotta stay the fuck away from Pizzagate.  That's why.

gatorengineer's picture

maybe he is a closet sausage lover.....

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xythras's picture

This socialist lover needs the Oslo treatment. where is an Anders Breivik when you need one?

He's having his day in court

http://dailywesterner.com/nationalist-and-mass-murderer-anders-breivik-i...

 

Joe Davola's picture

Isn't RvW more precedent than law.

The_Juggernaut's picture

Does recusing himself mean he'll appoint a special prosecutor?  I hope so.

Perimetr's picture

Say whatever it takes to get through the process . . .

Then lower the fucking boom on the bastards

wren's picture

Trump bringing jobs back to the US so people don't have to take government handouts, in the liberal mind, is racist.

A couple thousand years ago, if you didn't pull your weight, you didn't eat...

Son of Loki's picture

Jobs and work, like Christmas trees and angels, are raycist under the Obama administration rules.

What's ironic is many if not most of the malls in China and HK were decked out with Christmas trees and stuff whereas many of the malls in the USA refused to put up trees, "for fear of offending some groups."

techpriest's picture

For a country that's 49% atheist and has state control of religion, that's ironic.

The only store in my area that had a "Merry Christmas" sign up was the Chinese grocery store.

barysenter's picture

A 100 years ago if you didn't pull your weight, you didn't eat. Now if you don't pull your weight, you eat and incur a debt to your fellow men who will eventually screw you to the nines if you don't fix your shit.

shovelhead's picture

Yeah, it's got emanating penumbras.

I think they're like Brawndo and electrolytes.

HowdyDoody's picture

Breivik is totally outraged about human rights abuses he has to endure. He is unhappy with the conditions he faces in prison. His cell is a mere 3 room affair with a bedroom, an office and a gym. He is also sometimes served coffee that is too cold for his liking. He deserves a holiday away from all this harsh unfair treatment for the mere murder of 77 individuals - a few months in Black Dolphin will do him no end of good.

 

 

 

JRobby's picture

Maybe? But you are a bone smuggler.

You post for a reduced rate just so you get it special we hear?

flaminratzazz's picture

Hang this fucking traitor

Shitonya Serfs's picture

All he has to do is enforce current laws...starting with these:
https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/8/chapter-12/subchapter-II/part-II

If not, Trump will can him just like everyone else who's running off the script.

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ Duc88,

Exactly! +Trillion's.

Arrest Hillary & Bill Clinton. Freeze their assets. RICO The Clinton Foundation & bring down the Satanic Global Crime Syndicate.

This will de facto Drain the Swamp. Then, immediately End the Fed.

These Scum Fuck Occultist have been "Illuminated" and forced out into the light. This opportunity to peacefully "Drain the Swamp" cannot be squandered.

Son of Loki's picture

It's excellent that he recuses himself...then later he can bring in a special prosecutor, independent from him and then throw Hillary, podesta, Huma, and Bill in jail.

Boris Badenov's picture

Please note that Trey Gowdy's Benghazi committee wrapped up last last year, he is available as Special Prosecutor...

Canadian Dirtlump's picture

All your boys and girls there have to do is just keep taking the high road and society can weigh the hysterical north korean funeral style calf-wailing of the left, with the positive and fair results by the new administration using principled, forthright action and the dominance of populist patriots will continue.

 

Regarding Pizzagate, I don't disagree that it's a trap. However. There isn't any way a guy get's to be number 49 on the influential pickle puffers of DC list by being a simple pizza parlor owner. Also, looking at the instagram account details and other surface level details in the emails ( the 3 precocious kids will be there for entertainment in the pool, should I play dominos on pizza or pasta, dreaming of hawaiian hotdog stands, we flew in 65k worth of mouth watering hotdogs and succulent pizza from DC on taxpayer dime, can I do pizza for an hour) are enough to show that these people are disgusting perverts -and in summary, and definitively - D.C. and any Western hall of power is  in some measure a den of the most vile people the world has every known.

That makes this whole trump thing, as I've said, a defacto SUICIDE MISSION.

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ Canadian,

Fuck it. These deplorable, vile Pure Evil Criminal Psychopaths must be exposed

Canadian Dirtlump's picture

WIth this and many other "conspiracies" I"m getting more and more apologies, and frankly scared people I know talking to me ( often in private ).

 

1) I'm sorry, I thought you were crazy.

2) it's actually true.

3) how did you know this.

 

With so much happening so fast, and these fuckers being "flushed out" into the open on an increasing number of fronts - I'm prepared to say, in some way, the end, or the collapse we've all been talking about, is alot more nigh than we can imagine.

 

What we've collectively been fumbling towards, Trump is going at with breakneck speed. In fact:

 

http://images.memes.com/meme/873598

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ Canadian,

Same here. The Deep State has completely lost the ability to Gas Light the masses. The Presstitute media operative's have officially been discredited with the masses finally critically thinking for themselves.

The Deep State will always exist. However, the Pure Evil Criminal Psychopathic Highly Compartmentalized Rogue Levels of it are being delt with. Which is what the World is witnessing now.

Bay of Pigs's picture

Yeah, people are slowly waking up to many things they thought true and once held dear. Most of us at ZH were simply awakened ahead of the real shit show that is about to unfold.

Peace and Aloha from the Islands my Canadian friend. Come visit sometime and get out of that cold.

Arnold's picture

Special prosecuter, coming up.

jcaz's picture

Yup, that door just got swung wide open with this move- smart......

Guarantee that Bill is on his phone right now,  negotiating his next move-  probably to Qatar....

One World Mafia's picture

Sen Jeff Sessions voted to jail Americans after being found innocent.  This is a separate amendment about ONE thing: jailing Americans after being acquitted, not the entire bill.

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/112-2011/s217

 

SENATE BILL WOULD HAVE ALLOWED AMERICANS TO BE DETAINED EVEN AFTER THEY HAD BEEN FOUND INNOCENT

Amendment even worse than Section 1031 narrowly defeated

Paul Joseph Watson

Friday, December 2, 2011

http://www.infowars.com/senate-bill-would-have-allowed-americans-to-be-d...

 

Something tells me he'll be confirmed.

gatorengineer's picture

No Jeff, America really doesn't need more Muslim immigrants..... or really any immigrants of any kind for that matter.

Canadian Dirtlump's picture

You guys, or us tards up here for that matter, only need to put Immigration back to what it was.

 

A privilege whereby a deserving family or person with exceptional skills or the ability to be productive be let into the country after a vetting process. This being done in numbers where these people become Americans and Canadians.Shit I grew up with Japanese, Vietnamese, Chilean, Dominican, egyptian, polish, czech friends. All of which spoke english and lived in my mixed neighborhood.

 

Immigration has been morphed ( through fecal alchemy ) into a human right, to be allowed in numbers which look like an 8 on it's side - and anyone who questions it is a satanic racist. That is the problem. Blocks of people from failed or failing countries ( granted at the fault of the West ) setting up a little piece of their failed state in our state.

Canadian Dirtlump's picture

We apparently have a fat gender neutral college student dressed in a pink KKK uniform live downvoting us from outside congress. Their makeup smeared from the tears AHAHAHAHA.

shovelhead's picture

Fecal Alchemy?

Like turning shit into Shinola?

vegas's picture

Hillary For Prison 2017; DiFi the pot calling the kettle black; Schumer, simply a pimp; Cory Booker, I'm black so I deserve a Senate seat ... fucking idiot; the rest useful idiots in the Kabuki theatre known as the "august body". Fucking joke.

 

www.traderzoogold.blogspot.com

flaminratzazz's picture

Fuck all of these mutherfvkers. Vlad-NUKE IT!

tuetenueggel's picture

twice please that they get burnt sure !!

just the tip's picture

stupid sessions learned nothing from lowrenta lynch or eric fucker.  say you are impartial and then scream "at this point, what difference does it make?"

GraveDancer's picture

Islamic Jihad the new Nazism; Trump the new Churchill

Book> The Road to World War III: Can the Dark forces of anti-Freedom trump Humanity?


Kindle>https://www.amazon.com/Road-World-War-III-anti-Freedom-ebook/dp/B01MT31AXZ/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1483002008&sr=1-1&keywords=Road+to+world+war+iii
 

BarkingCat's picture

Fuck you and your shitty book and last of all fuck Amazon.

illuminatus's picture

Thinking the senate will do ' the right thing' is as delusional as thinking the FED got ' we the people's' interest in mind when they issue their monetary and fiscal policies.

GreatUncle's picture

Erm those are the people who following their path has led everybody to where we are now ...

Might be time to consider an alternative plan.

MCDirtMigger's picture

Senator Sessions, say whatever it is you think they want to hear, and do what's right by those who elected your boss.

NEXT

orangegeek's picture

Sessions is going to hang Hillary - this is going to be fun.

 

Long Orville Redenbacher!!

jomama's picture

Don't ruin it for the poor guy.

He's what some might call 'special'.

syzygysus's picture

Business as usual.  Swamp is getting deeper by the day.

 

Lyndsey Graham brought up the wire act and online poker in this hearing, looks like we will continue to not have online poker due to these cronys and their casino backers.

Professorlocknload's picture

Just another insider elitist,,,move along.

flaminratzazz's picture

1 year and a half, 1500 a month EXTRA stars rolling in, I wonder how far away from this shit I can get?

I am definitely going to find out

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

If you think about it... there really is NO need to hate another group or race.

That is a waste and misallocation of time, energy, resources and priorities. 

Instead, focus all these things into making your group, Tribe or race better*.

* More... informed, loyal, collaborative, smarter, prosperous, united.

That way, in a Natural system, the Laws of Nature will automatically determine the successful groups, tribes and races.

flaminratzazz's picture

There is a fine line between hate and fear. I more fear these crazy bastards then hate.. but know what these murdering fvks are capable of as I PAY ATTENTION to the 260 MILLION dead of last century.

brushhog's picture

Well #1, we dont live in a natural system, we live in an articifial, highly coersive system of centralized control which , I would argue, is the source of the tension. Second, what if the way to make my group, tribe, or race better is to keep certain other groups, tribes, or races away? In a natural system we would repel those who are unwelcomed.

Squidbilly's picture

WHO THE FUCK ARE YOU, MOTHER GOOSE?

Atomizer's picture

Stop digging yourself a grave Sessions. Not liking your comments. Taking this position means restoring rule of law. Don't forget the ethics ruling on Tieco. If you want the job, it's about the Constitutional law, or we interview someone else for position. Your already cracking at a simple hearing, not a good sign.