(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good morning.Here’s what you need to know:• “An appalling and detestable lie.”During a Senate hearing on Tuesday that was often contentious, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rejected the suggestion that he might have colluded with a Russian effort to disrupt the 2016 election. And he repeatedly refused to discuss conversations with President Trump.Here are highlights from the testimony, in which Mr. Sessions cast his recusal from Russia-related investigations as a procedural matter, not the product of any wrongdoing.Our Justice Department reporter answered readers’ questions, and we collected reactions from across the political spectrum.• More from Washington.• People close to President Trump say he has entertained the idea of firing Robert… Next »
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