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At other times, though, Sessions frequently said he couldn't recall specifics, particularly when asked about his meetings with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign. Comey's decision to announce a year ago that Clinton would not be prosecuted over her emails was a "usurpation" of the Justice Department's authority, Sessions said.
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    Scalise was in stable condition, Trump said . They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats. "He was dragging his body from the second base infield to the outfield to get away from the shooter while all this firing was going on", Brooks said.
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    I've got to know that with (Young) at second base, I probably have no shot of throwing him out at home. Aaron Judge contributed to the onslaught with a monster solo home run over the left field bleachers. "You can't ask for any more than what these guys are doing", Girardi said "Sevy's on the mound tomorrow, so let's try to let it continue". And you're not that, unless you are yourself Aaron Judge .