Kamala Harris that makes certain men around her nervous.
Harris: Sir, I'm just asking you about the DOJ policy you referred to.
Both interruptions came after Sessions, who appeared to be refusing to answer Harris' questions, announced that the California senator's line of questioning made him "nervous". Kamala Harris, D-Calif., being interrupted for the second time in a week by her male colleagues - triggered an outpouring of recognition and what has become nearly ritual social media outrage.
Sen. Kamala Harris, a career prosecutor, is putting her skills on display - and some of her Republican colleagues are not taking it well.
Senator Martin Heinrich of New Mexico was led to accuse Sessions of "obstructing" the investigation by avoiding questions.
Sessions: The policy that goes beyond just the attorney general. She was dogged, there's no question, but I wouldn't say she was any more dogged than [Sen.] Ron Wyden was, would you?
The Harris problems begin when Sessions, in the video above says with some extra verbal sauce, "I don't recall that.at this moment". I mean the short version is, yes, witnesses before a Senate hearing, a House hearing, a court hearing have a right to not answer questions if doing so would violate some legal obligation or privilege. But she was interrupted by pre-twilighter John McCain. Members of the Democratic faction within the Senate Intelligence Committee meant to press the former Alabama senator not just on any interactions he had with Russian officials, but his conversations with Donald Trump both pre- and post-election that could implicate any collusion between the campaign and the Kremlin.
Burr responded: "Senators will allow the chair to control the hearing". "Senator, let him answer". Freshman Sen. Kamala Harris fired off question after question about Sessions' meetings with Russian officials and discussions with President Donald Trump.
Here's the entire awkward exchange.
Again at the plea of Mr McCain, Mr Burr admonished Ms Harris for cutting off Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, telling her to be more courteous in her questioning. It didn't seem like he made any effort to try to get to the bottom of things.
BILA: No, no. She doesn't let them answer to the point where they're like, can I answer the question?
Before you get super excited about the possibilities of further clarity into these American issues because Sessions might have said something, we're glad to let you know that Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions (why's his middle name "beauregard" though) said nothing particularly new or helpful.
"Senator Harris wanted to know the concrete details of Sessions' secret policy about secrets, and that did not sit well with other members of the committee", said Colbert.
Harris: Did you have any communications with Russian officials for any reason during the campaign that have not been disclosed in public or to this committee?
Former President Obama once described her as "brilliant ... dedicated and tough", following that up with a statement about her looks during a fundraising stop in San Francisco four years ago.