Transcript for Sessions refutes accusations of perjury
You voted in 1999 to remove Bill Clinton from office on charges of perjury correct. That is correct they connect are there ought to charges down. Darted simple simple our engagement yes I understand. Remove him actually impeachment in the house and connection with that vote to remove President Clinton from office. You gave this speech on the senate floor on February 29. 1999. And an eight. You acknowledged. That while serving as US attorney who once prosecuted a young police officer who lied in a deposition. At and that's beats you decided to prosecute that young police office even though he corrected his testimony. You've testified under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee in January. You subsequently. Corrected that testimony and on March 6 written submission. And have been forced repeatedly. To come back to the senate and now the house to clarify when explaining Europe hope. On the senate floor so removed Bill Clinton from office you stated that you refused to hold up president accountable. To a different standard in the young police officer. You prosecuted. Let me be clear. The attorney general of the United States of America should not be held to a different standard. In the young police officer whose life you wronged by prosecuting him. The perjury. I yield back. Jim Nabors. Honesty she's message efforts nobody. Nobody not you are anyone else on should be prosecuted. Not me. Art she accused of perjury for answering the question no way I did in this hearing. I've always tried to answer their questions fairly and accurately. But that's did you ever do something you ever made where the Russians. And deal with the campaign. You're saying mr. Carter a page. Who left that meeting according to the press reports and all and I guess is deposition or interview. It has been reported as saying I'm going to Russia I made no response doing didn't acknowledge it. And you're accusing me ball lying about that. I say that's not fire mr. Jeffers. I would say that's not fair Connolly. That's not any indication the dying anyway. Participate in anything wrong. And the sighing that mr. Bopp adopts he talked about. It's reported. And and the piper that he said something about going to rusher and dealing with the Russians and I'll push back. Instead you shouldn't do it. So I don't think I'm a law. Is right there accused me of doing something wrong I had no participation. In any wrongdoing with regard to law. Our influence in this campaign improperly.
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