CNN Panelists Peddle Accusations of Perjury, Treason at Sessions; Push Likelihood of Resignation

Curtis Houck | March 2, 2017
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On CNN Thursday night, the proverbial moving of the goal posts regarding the Jeff Sessions situation was on full display, shifting from demanding recusal in Russian investigations to resignation and calls for charges of perjury and treason.

The drumbeat was started in the show by political commentator and long-time journalist Carl Bernstein, who lamented to AC360 fill-in host John Berman that “part of this whole story is about lies from the beginning” dating back to Sessions being named the Trump campaign’s lead national security adviser.