What does 'recuse' mean?


Jeff Sessions. Gage Skidmore

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It means to stand aside voluntarily from involvement in an official process such as an investigation because of a potential conflict of interest or perceived lack of impartiality. Sen Jeff Sessions, US Attorney General, has recused himself from an investigation into links between thev Trump campaign and Russia after it was shown he had led under oath.

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