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Ex-Bush ethics lawyer: Sessions can't continue as AG

(CNN) -- A former top ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush White House said Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should leave his post after it was revealed Sessions met twice with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 campaign, then denied it under oath in his confirmation hearings.

"I don't think he can continue as attorney general," Richard Painter told CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day." "I don't think he was truthful with the Senate. He did not provide provide full and complete

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