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The Russia Connection

Liveblog: Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Today at 2:30 PM Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He will answer questions about the FBI's ongoing Russia probe and is expected to respond to former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week.

Follow the livestream here and keep up with our liveblog below.

Committee Chairman Richard Burr's opening statement is available here.

FBI Director James Comey

Did Attorney General Sessions Violate His Promise to Recuse Himself in Recommending Comey’s Dismissal?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions played a key role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey last night by unequivocally recommending Comey’s dismissal to the President of the United States.

Aegis

White House Interference with Justice Department Investigations, Part II: The “Reince, What Are You Doing?” Edition

For the second time this week, we have to analyze the propriety of communications between the White House and elements of the Justice Department. The messiness of the allegations pretty neatly sums up why such communications are, as a matter of policy convention, so restricted to begin with.

Aegis

White House Interference with Justice Department Investigations? That 2009 Holder Memo

Last Saturday, Harry Siegel of the New York Daily News reported that shortly after President Trump signed his immigration executive order, Stephen Miller called the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Robert Capers, to instruct him on how to defend the order in court.

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