Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Jeff Sessions

The source close to the President said that Trump understands that dismissing Sessions would set off another political firestorm.

"I am also deeply concerned about the attorney general's role in firing Director Comey in light of his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation". NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson joins us now.

Things started off poorly when a series of pieces detailed his ongoing issues with President Donald Trump. "At one point the Attorney General had directed me not to call it an investigation but instead to call it a matter, which confused me and concerned me", said Comey.

And, Robert, we've learned this week the special counsel's been quietly building an all-star legal team. That includes the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

In his early morning social media display, Trump faulted his Attorney General for making what he calls a "politically correct" version of the ban.

During the closed portion of Comey's appearance Thursday, CNN reports, he testified that Russian intercepts indicated that Sessions had an "unreported third meeting" with Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 campaign. The FBI has been looking into whether Sessions had another meeting with Russians at the Mayflower Hotel past year.

Sessions can also expect to be asked about his role in Comey's May 9 firing. "I believe it is unprecedented for a president to publicly chastise his own Justice Department", the solicitor general added. What do you think the odds are of that?

The Trump-Sessions tryst has allegedly been on the rocks since late April when Sessions - bowing to pressure from Capitol Hill - recused himself from the investigation into the Trump campaign's possible ties with Russian Federation. But her blanket statement pushed further than White House responses from the past two days. That bears watching. But one big question here - would the White House really want to have to confirm a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director and a new attorney general so early in its administration?

"In light of reports regarding Mr. Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum". Any idea what the attorney general will say or be questioned about. "I know Jeff very well".

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