Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russia a `detestable lie’

ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday denying collusion with Russian officials, and denying allegations that he gave misleading testimony about his contact with Russian officials. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, denying collusion with Russian agents and denying allegations that he gave misleading testimony about his contact with Russian officials during his confirmation hearing. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
NEW YORK - Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he never spoke with Russian officials concerning “any type of interference” with the 2016 presidential campaign and called any suggestion he colluded with Russia during the election an “appalling and detestable lie.” Sessions defended himself in remarks Tuesday to the Senate Intelligence Committee against Democratic allegations that…

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