Sessions: ‘Trump Is Right’ — We Need to End This Cycle of Hostility With Russia

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said Republican presidential nominee “Donald Trump is right. We need to figure out a way to end this cycle of hostility,” with Russia because it is “putting this country at risk, costing us billions of dollars in defense and creating hostilities.” Partial transcript as follows: ACOSTA: And let me ask you about some comments that Donald Trump made last week in inviting the Russians to hack into Hillary Clinton’s emails, a comment that he later said he was being sarcastic about. He did later say that he did not have any business dealings with the Russians. Let me put this up on screen. It says in this tweet, “For the record I have zero investments in Russia.” He was saying that in reaction to Democrats who are suggesting that perhaps he’s taking a soft approach on Russia because he has business dealings there. But according to the “Washington Post” center there is strong evidence that Trump received significant funding through his businesses from those Russian investors. What can you tell us about these investments? What are you aware of? Is he coming clean on this? SESSIONS: What I want