Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

For the embattled attorney general, the hearing will be the first time he is questioned by senators since January, when he testified during his confirmation hearing that he did not communicate with any Russian officials during the presidential campaign, when Sessions acted as an adviser to Trump.

America's top justice official will be the most senior government official to testify before the Senate committee, which is looking into allegations that Russian Federation had tried to meddle in last November's election.

The U.S. Secret Service says it doesn't have any recordings or transcripts of any tapes recorded within President Donald Trump's White House.

Sessions is likely to face questions by the Senate Intelligence Committee over his dealings with Russian officials during the campaign and whether he had a role in firing former FBI Director James Comey, who testified last week before the same panel.

Lankford said Sessions's testimony will help flesh out the truth of Comey's allegations, including Sessions's presence at the White House in February when Trump asked to speak to Comey alone.

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Bharara, who was sacked by the president hours after he refused to return a call from him. Trump himself attributed his dismissal of Comey to the Russian Federation investigation.

Russian Federation has denied interfering in the US election.

She said Sessions should also testify before the Judiciary Committee, because it was better suited to explore legal questions of possible obstruction.

Justice officials have strongly denied that such a meeting occurred. "If, as the president said, I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation, why was the Attorney General involved in that chain?"

"The president made clear in the Rose Garden last week that he would have an announcement shortly", White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters.

Trump still has not confirmed whether or not tapes exist and, when pressed about it Friday, said, "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". "To get into a hypothetical at this point would be premature".

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As news of his testimony broke, Sessions attended a Cabinet meeting with Trump at the White House.

After avoiding Twitter during Comey's testimony before the Senate last week, Trump has repeatedly slammed the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Some Democrats said Trump's actions could amount to an obstruction of justice.

If he says yes, it could be an indication there are additional reasons for his recusal, beyond a few meetings with the Russian ambassador, that are not known publicly.

Comey also has said Sessions did not respond when he complained he didn't "want to get time alone with the president again". Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last month. Trump's personal lawyer also challenged Comey's account, saying the president never asked for the investigation to be dropped. The former director did not elaborate in public on the nature of the information.

"You're not in that playground anymore", another Republican close to the President said. They also emphasized Comey's admission that he arranged to have contents of his memos leaked to the news media.

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"It is really unclear what he is going to say, and I am a little bit surprised because in the past, he has gotten into trouble when he said things and they turned out not to be entirely true", said Jens Ohlin, a professor of law at Cornell University.


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