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Attorney General Jeff Sessions hosted a ” roundtable on drug policy
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The FBI has put to bed a debate sparked by liberal critics of the Minister of justice, Jeff Sessions about his contacts with foreign officials, including the Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 presidential campaign.
An FBI E-Mail released through the Freedom of Information Act, said that the meetings were required to reveal, contacts with foreign officials, unless, he developed “personal relationships” with them.
The bottom line: both of His contacts with Kislyak in the year 2016 will not be disclosed to the FBI on his SF-86 security review application, part of his confirmation process.
Sessions has repeatedly denied that he spoke about the campaign with the Russian, but critics have continued to question his decision, not the list on the SF-86, which includes a box to check for contacts.
The E-Mail confirms the statements of judicial employees that the meetings do not need to check the foreign contacts in the field.
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