“This isn’t the first time Sessions has been caught not disclosing a meeting with a Russian official during the campaign.
Sessions famously denied ever meeting with Kislyak or any Russian official during his time as a Trump surrogate. He made this denial under oath during his confirmation hearings before the Senate, only to backtrack later when the Washington Post revealed he had in fact met with Kislyak on at least two occasions during the campaign.
After the Post story broke, over month after he took office as Attorney General, Sessions admitted to not answering the question as clearly as he could have, but insisted his answer wasn’t meant to deliberately mislead Senators. “I appreciate that some have taken the view that this was a false comment,” he told NPR. “That is not my intent.” ”