Sessions said during a confirmation hearing the politically charged comments he made about the Clintons during the presidential campaign would give the appearance he is not impartial in potential probes of the private email server she used while secretary of State or the Clinton Foundation.
“I believe that could place my objectivity in question,” Sessions told Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). “I believe the proper thing would be for me to recuse myself.”
Republicans in Congress have vowed to continue an investigation into Clinton’s private email setup.
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