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Matt Shuham

Matt Shuham is a news writer for TPM. He was previously associate editor of The National Memo and managing editor of the Harvard Political Review. He is available by email at mshuham@talkingpointsmemo.com and on Twitter @mattshuham.

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Tierney Sneed contributed reporting.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions ought to recuse himself from any potential investigations based on contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia if evidence suggests a possible criminal prosecution, "because of [Sessions'] contacts with the campaign."

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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) characterized Attorney General Jeff Session’s confirmation hearing testimony as “at best, extremely misleading” and demanded Sessions recuse himself from all future investigations of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election Thursday, after the Washington Post reported Wednesday night that Sessions met with the Russian ambassador to the United States twice during the campaign.

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