Politico noted that the final decision on criminal charges lies with the Justice Department. Democrats are pressuring new attorney general Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from investigations into the Trump team’s relationship with Russia owing to his role as a Trump surrogate on the campaign trail. However, advisers to Sessions told the Times they see no reason for him to remove himself from the case.Yep, the fix is in.
(Cue the "but, but, Barry..." chorus)
UPDATE: Yep. He lied to the FBI.
 Lying to a Fed is what nailed martha Stewart
 Why you should not talk to a Fed without a lawyer (unless you're in a regulated industry and you have to).