VIDEO: Jeff Sessions' Testimony Before Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Jun 13, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee in an open hearing on Tuesday. Senators asked about his recusal from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and what if anything he knew about President Trump reportedly asking former FBI Director James Comey to ease off the inquiry into onetime national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Here is Sessions' prepared opening statement to the committee, annotated by NPR journalists.