The Minnesota Democrat said he would be stepping down amid allegations of sexual misconduct and calls for his resignation by his colleagues.
The Minnesota Democrat, speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill for the first time since multiple accusations of sexual harassment, said he is sorry but reiterated he would not give up his Senate seat.
When asked about climate change, the nominees for senior posts at the departments of Interior and Energy have very similar answers – the climate is changing, and humans play a role. But how big a role, they can’t say.
Sessions, who says he never met with Russian operatives about the campaign, has been under pressure for contact he had with the Russian ambassador last year.
The hearing provided an overview of Arctic issues: The prospect of new trade routes and drilling as the sea ice retreats, the need for infrastructure, the threat of erosion.