Rep. Vargas Statement Calling for the Resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after it was reported that Jeff Sessions lied under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearings about meetings with Russian officials:
"During his Senate confirmation hearing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath about meeting with Russian officials. The American people have lost all confidence in the top law enforcement officer of the United States.
"It is not enough for Sessions to recuse himself from any Trump-Russia related investigations, he must resign as Attorney General. There must be an independent, bipartisan, outside commission to investigate President Trump's ties to Russia.”