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Attorney General Jeff Sessions boards a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, for El Salvador. His former Senate colleagues are rallying behind him amid withering attacks from President Trump. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Attacks On Sessions Could Be A Red Line For GOP Senators

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified on Capitol Hill last month that any suggestion that he colluded with Russia to interfere in the U.S. presidential election was an "appalling and detestable lie." Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces the takedown of AlphaBay, a massive darknet marketplace "used to sell deadly illegal drugs" and procure stolen and counterfeit goods, according to the Justice Department. He delivered the news to reporters in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions looks through papers prior to testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrives to testify during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to be asked about his meetings with Russian officials when he testifies Tuesday. He is seen here leaving the Appellate Chiefs' Conference in South Carolina this weekend. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Trump attend the 36th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on May 15 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Then-FBI Director James Comey testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on May 3. Comey was fired May 9 after more than a year of controversy surrounding the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses the Sergeants Benevolent Association of New York City at an event Friday in Washington, D.C. During his speech, Sessions said federal prosecutors "deserve to be unhandcuffed and not micromanaged from Washington." Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions at a speech in April. Spencer Platt/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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Hawaii's Democratic lawmakers are criticizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a "judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could stop the president's travel ban. Above, Sessions at the Department of Justice in Washington on Tuesday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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A mural dedicated to Freddie Gray was painted near the location where he was arrested in Baltimore, Md. A judge has approved a court-enforceable consent decree to overhaul the city's police department, after an investigation prompted by Gray's death. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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President Donald Trump looks on as he meets with parents and teachers at Saint Andrew Catholic School in Orlando, Fla., on March 3. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak arrives before President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sessions Revelations Put 'Quiet, Behind-The-Scenes' Russian Envoy In Spotlight

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