U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies today before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Senators are expected to question Sessions about the investigation into Russia's ties with President Donald Trump's administration and 2016 campaign.
Sessions also could be asked about Trump's firing of former FBI director James Comey, who testified last week.
WNIJ and NPR are providing a live audio stream of today's hearings, which begin at 1:30 CT.
Sessions prepared an opening statement to the committee, annotated by NPR journalists below:
During the hearings, WNIJ will have updates during our regular broadcasts of Here & Now and All Things Considered.