Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 1:30pm Central Time, as the investigation continues into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. Sessions is expected to take questions about his recusal from the Russia investigation, his own meetings with Russian officials, and what if anything he knew about a private Oval Office meeting between President Trump and fired FBI Director James Comey.
WCBU and the NPR Two-Way blog will provide live coverage of the House Intelligence Committee’s public hearing on the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. This live blog will include streaming video of the proceedings, with posts featuring highlights, context and analysis from NPR reporters and correspondents. Stay with us for live coverage here, or on WCBU 89.9 FM or HD-1.
Here is Sessions' prepared opening statement to the committee, annotated by NPR journalists.