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Trump has ´total´ confidence in Sessions despite Russia scandal as Republicans hope attorney general´s self’recusal will end firestorm

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko Posted By: Attercliffe- Thu, 02 39 2017 11:39:44 GMT Donald Trump said Thursday that he has ´total´ confidence´ in Jeff Sessions, and appears to be standing by his attorney general after he said he had recused himself from investigations concerning Russia´s contacts with the president´s campaign. Trump was answering questions reporters shouted in his direction as he toured the USS Gerald R. Ford, a new aircraft carrier, at a Virginia shipyard. The president also said he didn´t think Sessions should recuse himself from the potential Russia probes, saying, ´I don´t think so.´ Sessions did just that a few hours later, telling reporters that because he advised the Trump campaign, he would steer

Transgender Politics: Controversial ‘Gender Identity’ Bill Set for N.H. Statehouse Vote

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Parental rights and religious freedom activists in New Hampshire are battling a bill that would allow any male claiming to identify as a female to walk into and use girls’ and women’s restrooms, showers and other public facilities.

Right On Cue, Soros-Financed MoveOn.Org Holds DC Protest Demanding Sessions’ Resignation

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Right on cue, the George Soros-financed MoveOn.org progressive activist group on Thursday organized a protest outside the U.S. Department of Justice building calling for the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The protest was organized fairly quickly. It was held mere hours after reports surfaced that Sessions held two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. while he was Alabama’s senator and served on the Armed Services Committee.  Sessions maintains that the conversations did not concern the 2016 presidential campaign.  He served as an informal advisor to Trump during the presidential race. #SessionsMustGo pic.twitter.com/EUBGahDhH3 — MoveOn.org (@MoveOn) March 2, 2017 Mother Jones reported the crowd at the MoveOn.org protest was about 100.  ABC’s Local affiliate in Washington, DC reported “hundreds” attended. Among the speakers was Rep. Sheila Jackson (D-TX), who proclaimed, “False testimony counters any right you have to remain Attorney General of the United States of America.” The industrious MoveOn.org also organized an online petition titled, “Sessions must go; special prosecutor must be appointed now.” The petition, already signed by 158,000 people, states: The only way for Americans to be able to trust that our government can act with integrity — to know that our top leaders aren’t compromised by

Russian Embassy in DC Says It Has ‘Daily’ Contacts with Local Politicians

The Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C. responded Thursday to a Democratic uproar over Attorney General Jeff Sessions not mentioning during his confirmation hearing that he met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak on two occasions last year.