Sen. Sessions Vows to Recuse Himself From Possible Clinton Probe as AG

Jeff Sessions said comments he made during the presidential election "would put my objectivity in question."
1:50 | 01/10/17

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Transcript for Sen. Sessions Vows to Recuse Himself From Possible Clinton Probe as AG
With regard to his Secretary Clinton and some of the comments I made I do believe that tactic. Placed my objectivity. In question I've given that thought. Probably the proper thing for me today would be to recuse myself from any questions involving. Those kind of investigations. And then and Secretary Clinton. And that were raised during the campaign. Arm could be an otherwise connected accurate. I think ago that's. Let me emphasize them with a follow up question. Those to be very clear you intend to recuse yourself. From both the Clinton email investigation and he matters involving the Clinton foundation. If there aren't. Yes. Let me follow up again because it's important. When you say you re Q you mean that you'll actually. Recused. And the decision were all there for all fall to rise so what deputy attorney general. I asked because. After attorney general lynch meant was President Clinton in Phoenix she says she would. Quote on quote defer to the FBI but she never officially re cubes. Now she did not officially virtues and there is that procedure for that which our way to follow. And I believe that would be there Brett best approach for the country because. We can never have our political dispute turn into a criminal on dispute. That's not an eat it in any way they would suggest anything other than absolute objectivity. This country does not pull punish its political enemies. But this country answers and no one is above the law.

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