Sessions Meeting Was an Event Sponsored By Obama’s State Dept.
So what does the media say now that we know that the Jeff Sessions meeting with a Russian Envoy was hosted by the Obama State Department? What does the drive by alt-left media do when the details come out as to how public and how short that meeting really was? You can expect the story to continue to be spun for the worst possible appearance for the Trump administration.
As Written By Neil Munro for Breibart:
President Barack Obama’s Department of State sponsored the July event in Ohio where Sen. Jeff Sessions met the Russian ambassador for the second time in 2016, according to the organizers of the event.
The July 20 meeting in Cleveland was used by the Washington Post’s March 1 headline to double the number of meetings where Sessions met with Russians in 2016. “Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose,” said the headline, which has created a mini-scandal as Democratic partisans push for Sessions’ resignation from his post as the nation’s Attorney General, amid Democratic claims that the Russian government helped Donald Trump win the 2016 election.
The two-day event was hosted by a civic organization, Global Cleveland, whose website cites the state department’s role:
On Tuesday, July 19, Global Cleveland welcomed roughly 80 international ambassadors to its Global Partners in Diplomacy reception at Severance Hall. The event, coordinated in partnership with the 2016 Republican National Convention and the U.S. Department of State, introduced the ambassadors to nearly 200 of Northeast Ohio’s civic and corporate leaders.
…. The [first] evening’s keynote speaker, U.S. Senator ….
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