3 Mar 2017

Democrats in US want Attorney-General Jeff Sessions gone

From Morning Report, 7:28 am on 3 March 2017

Donald Trump's top law enforcer Jeff Sessions is in hot water over claims he met with Russian officials twice last year during the election campaign.

Jeff Sessions

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been confirmed the US attorney general Photo: AFP

Now Democrats want him gone from the position and some Republicans want his to recuse himself from any investigations involving Russia.

Mr Sessions is standing by his earlier statements.

The political columnist for The Hill, Brent Budowsky, has the analysis