Trump: I'd Never Have Picked Sessions If I'd Known About Recusal On Russia

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves the U.S. Capitol following a closed-door briefing with members of the House of Representatives on Friday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Recused And Accused: Critics Say Sessions Should Have Stayed Out Of Comey Firing

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at his swearing in earlier this month. He said Monday he will focus on issues such as violent crime and police morale. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center Thursday at National Harbor, Md. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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5 Things To Watch For In Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Hearings

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Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., attends a meeting on Capitol Hill on Nov. 29, 2016. President-elect Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Sessions as U.S. attorney general. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats are warning that Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Trump's pick for attorney general, is trying to "rebrand" after failing to be confirmed as a federal judge in 1986 because of racism allegations. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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