In short: the chief legal officer of the United States government, who acted as a representative for Trump during the election, was found to have communicated with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the lead-up to the election.
Mainstream news organisations are zeroing in on this one, but the response from the late-night circuit is also something to behold. Legitimately. Nearly every damn outlet is gawping at how huge this scandal is – and how much larger it could become.
Over on The Daily Show, the ascendant Trevor Noah referred to the actual footage that nailed Sessions, compared him to a bikkie mascot, before saying “what makes it worse is that he lied under oath while interviewing to be the guy who prosecutes people for lying under oath.” Only the best people, folks.