Ted Cruz defended Attorney General Jeff Sessions from questions swirling about his meeting with the Russian Amb.
“What we are seeing is a lot of political theater,” Cruz said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
The Texas Republican questioned the timing of a Washington Post report showing Sessions had met twice with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, in July and September, as U.S. authorities investigated whether the Kremlin had attempted to interfere with the presidential election.
“Everyone is in high dudgeon about the meeting,” Cruz said. “The underlying meeting is a nothing burger. It’s what senators do every day. Meeting with foreign ambassadors, that’s part of the job"