Portman, Tiberi Say Sessions Did The Right Thing With Recusal
Portman, Tiberi say Sessions did the right thing with recusal
Jack Torry Dispatch Washington Bureau @JackTorry1
WASHINGTON — Sen. Rob Portman said U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions “did the right thing” when he recused himself today from any Justice Department probe into allegations that Russian officials may have intervened in last year’s presidential election in an effort to help Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.
In a statement shortly after Sessions told reporters he would not take part in any current or future investigation, Portman, R-Ohio, said Sessions’ decision “will enhance the credibility of the investigation into Russia’s attempts to meddle in the election.”
Earlier Thursday, Portman …