Highlights from testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The U.S. Attorney General denounced as a "detestable lie" charges that he had been party to any Russian election interference during the 2016 campaign, as Jeff Sessions sidestepped a number of questions from Democrats in a politically charged hearing on Russia's election actions.

"I have never met with or had any conversation with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any type of interference, with any campaign or election in the United States," Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

As with many items in the political arena, the two parties saw things much differently in this hearing. Here is some of what went on:

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