>> But the truth.>> US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee this week, saying in a letter over the weekend, that he'd answer what are likely to be tough questions about his undisclosed meetings with Russian officials and the firing of former FBI director, James Comey.
On Tuesday, Sessions will become the highest ranking member of President Trump's cabinet to testify in the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 Election. It's unclear whether the testimony will be public or not. Session's also saying he'll address issues Comey brought up in last week's dramatic, must see testimony to the same Senate Panel.
Comey raising new questions last week about the Attorney General's relationship with Russian officials. One being whether Sessions had any other undisclosed meetings with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak or other Russians tied to President Vladimir Putin.>> Therefore I have recused myself.>> In March, Sessions recused himself from the FBI's Russia probe after failing to disclose that he met with Russia's Ambassador.
Several media reports last week said Sessions offered to resign because of tensions with the President over his decision to remove himself from involvement. Democratic Senate Leader, Chuck Schumer, on Sunday asking how Sessions could be involved in Comey's dismissal after his recusal and also encouraged the President to testify, as well.
>> No more game playing.>> Trump said he would be willing to testify under oath about his interactions with Comey.>> 100%.>> And has denied trying to interfere with the Russia investigation. The President going back on the attack Sunday, tweeting quote, I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible.
Totally illegal? Very cowardly!