Feinstein: Sessions should re-testify on Russia meetings

Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinDurbin to Trump: ‘We’re the mob? Give me a break’ Sen. Walter Huddleston was a reminder that immigration used to be a bipartisan issue GOP plays hardball in race to confirm Trump's court picks MORE (D-Calif.) on Sunday said she believes Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsBeto O'Rourke on impeachment: 'There is enough there to proceed' Rosenstein to appear for House interview next week Emmet Flood steps in as White House counsel following McGahn departure MORE should return to the Senate Judiciary Committee to clarify his testimony that he was unaware of contacts between Trump campaign officials and Russia.

“It seems to me Sen. [Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenGOP lawmaker once belittled sexual harassment: 'How traumatizing was it?' Meet the man poised to battle Dems from the White House Minnesota GOP Senate candidate compared Michelle Obama to a chimp in Facebook post MORE (D-Minn.)] has been very good in outlining the various instances where there was more than one contact on behalf of Sessions,” Feinstein told CNN’s Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." “Whether he remembers it or not, I think some of that needs to be developed further. I think that request has been made by Franken, and I think [Sessions] should come back and clarify it.”

Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she plans to discuss bringing Sessions back to re-testify with Sen. Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGOP plays hardball in race to confirm Trump's court picks Trump officials ratchet up drug pricing fight Dems angered by GOP plan to hold judicial hearings in October MORE (R-Iowa.), the committee's chairman.

Sessions previously testified before the committee on Oct. 18.

It was revealed last week that Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with a Kremlin-linked professor who claimed to have dirt on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO'Rourke's rise raises hopes for Texas Dems down ballot Gabbard considering 2020 run: report Claiming 'spousal privilege' to stonewall Congress MORE.

Carter Page, another Trump campaign adviser, later in the week told investigators on the House Intelligence Committee that he met with Russian government officials during a July 2016 trip to Moscow.

“We certainly don’t want him to tell us things that aren’t true,” Feinstein said of Sessions on Sunday. “Maybe he has a faulty memory, so there are a lot of excuses one can make. But at this stage, he’s got to narrow his recollections. When he comes before the committee again, he has to be precise and it has to be accurate.”