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What you need to know about Clinton and the Uranium One deal

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week raised the possibility that a special counsel may be appointed to investigate potential wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation, specifically suggestions that a U.S. government panel approved the sale of a large uranium firm to Russian interests in exchange for donations to the foundation. The so-called Uranium One deal has been a focus of conservative media and President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly asked on Twitter why the DOJ is not actively investigating the matter. Below are the must-read questions - and some answers - regarding the...
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Will Jeff Sessions Get Another Trump Shaming After Downplaying Clinton Probe, Discussing Campaign ‘Chaos'?

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Trump probably won't be happy about the attorney general's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.
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What Is the Uranium One Deal and Why Does the Trump Administration Care So Much?

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The Justice Department is considering appointing a special counsel to investigate a 2010 decision by the Obama administration. Here's why.
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Jeff Sessions threw cold water on calls for a 2nd special counsel to investigate Clinton

Jeff Sessions threw cold water on calls for a 2nd special counsel to investigate Clinton

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions had a heated exchange with Republican Rep. Jim Jordan on Tuesday over the appointment of a second special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton.
Sessions did not give a straight answer.
"We will use the proper standards, and that's the only thing I can tell you Mr. Jordan," Sessions said.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions threw some cold water on increasing calls from the right for a second special counsel to investigate 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Sessions told Republican Rep. Jim...
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Chuck Grassley: Special Counsel for Clintons Would Bring More 'Independence and Credibility' to Investigation

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Sen. Chuck Grassley called for a second special counsel to investigate controversies pertaining to the Obama administration and Clinton.
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Jeff Sessions just threw a wet blanket on President Trump's Russia dossier conspiracy theory

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In response to a question from Rep. Jim Jordan , Sessions suggests the dossier conspiracy theories are overwrought.
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Watch The Destruction Of Jeff Sessions As Rep. Luis Gutierrez Asks If He Will Lock Clinton Up

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez left Attorney General Jeff Sessions speechless by asking him if he plans on upholding Trump's campaign promise to put Hillary Clinton in jail.
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Sessions Rebuffs Republicans' Call for Special Counsel on Clinton, Comey

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Pressed during a Congressional hearing to commit to a probe into the Obama administration, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a blunt retort: Not yet.
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Jeff Sessions Enrages Trump By Rejecting His Demand For A Special Counsel To Investigate Clinton

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Rep. Jim Jordan asked Sessions what it would take to get a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton, and Sessions shot him down by telling him that it would take a factual basis.
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