Sessions Is Likely to Be Grilled on Reports of Meeting With Russian Envoy

As a Senate panel questions the attorney general on his role in the Russia inquiry, reports that he met the Russian ambassador a third time will almost certainly come up.

Jeff Sessions Will Testify in Public Before Senate Committee

The attorney general is expected to face questions Tuesday over his interactions with Russian officials and role in the firing of James B. Comey as F.B.I. director.

Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation

The conversation reinforces the notion that President Trump dismissed him primarily because of the bureau’s investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian operatives.