A lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union has filed an ethics complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday for lying about his Russian connections during his confirmation hearing.
“Mr. Sessions made false statements during sworn testimony on January 10, 2017, and in a subsequent written response to questions on January 17, 2017,” the complaint alleges.
Christopher Anders, an ACLU lawyer in Washington D.C., filed the complaint and is calling on the state’s bar to investigate Sessions and whether he engaged in professional misconduct.
The complaint specifically brings up two of Sessions answers, the first being his exchange with Sen. Al Franken about his Russian communications during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The second is his written follow-up response to Sen. Patrick Leahy, which may have violated the Alabama Rules of professional Conduct.
See the complaint below: