Larsen Calls on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Resign

Mar 2, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is calling on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign following reports which revealed Sessions lied under oath about communication with Russian officials.

“After reviewing the facts, it is clear to me that Jeff Sessions should resign,” said Larsen, a senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee. “When you lie under oath – in this case about contact with a government openly hostile to the United States – you do not get to be the nation’s top law enforcement official. A full, bipartisan investigation into ties between President Trump and Russia must move forward.”

Larsen has urged Congress and the FBI to investigate ties between the Russian government and President Trump, and demanded the Department of Justice release any information related to Trump’s financial conflicts of interest or emoluments clause violations.