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WATCH: Conan O’Brien spots a hilarious ‘nervous tic’ that shows when Jeff Sessions is lying

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Conan O’Brien decided to have some fun with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate testimony on Tuesday, as he had his graphics team concoct a hilarious “nervous tic” that supposedly shows when Sessions might be lying.

During a segment on his Tuesday night show, O’Brien said that he had spotted a “nervous tic, almost like a poker tell, that comes out at times when he may be lying.”

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He then cut to footage of Sessions saying he never remembered meeting Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. last year — and as soon as Sessions finished talking, his ears started to comically wiggle as he looked ahead nervously.

The segment then cut to a clip of Sessions saying that, “people are suggesting, through innuendo, that I have been not honest about matters, and I’ve tried to be honest.”

At this point, Sessions’ ears began flapping rapidly like a bird’s wings.

Watch the video below.


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