Sessions was speaking Wednesday night at an event hosted by student Republicans at Amherst College in Massachusetts.
President Donald Trump's former attorney general said that Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in U.S. elections was "carried out vigorously and with integrity."
He said Congress does have oversight power but he believes it is time to accept that Mueller declined to recommend criminal charges against the president. Some Democrats have called for impeachment proceedings against Trump in light of the report that left open whether the president broke the law.
Sessions said, "The process was followed and a decision has now been rendered. I think it deserves respect."
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