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Jeff Sessions Cracks Joke About Colluding With The Russians--People Don't Find It Funny

On Friday, November 17, Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a speech to the National Lawyers Convention in Washington D.C. 

Before he got started, Sessions quipped:

Is Ambassador Kislyak in the room? Any Russians? Anybody been to Russia? Got a cousin in Russia, so...

Attorney General Sessions was joking about the fervor surrounding the multiple investigations into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia. On Tuesday, November 14, Sessions testified for a third time in front of the House Judiciary Committee. During both of his previous testimonies, Sessions failed to recall meetings between himself and Russian agents. 

Once the investigations uncovered the meetings, however, Sessions was able to recall them a bit better.

Many don't think collusion with Russia is a laughing matter, especially after Sessions' lies:

Quite a failure to read the room, Mr. Sessions:

Many people think the joke was in poor taste whether or not Sessions is guilty of perjury — or worse:

Sessions seemed to find the process amusing even while admitting to meetings with the Russians:

Fans of Attorney General Jeff Sessions material can catch him at the D.C. Funnybone delivering a tight five for a sold out house. His material focuses hard on how strangely obsessed people are with Russian meddling in the election. 

Get your tickets now — many suspect the show is a limited engagement.

H/T: Twitter, The Washington Post