Full Video: Attorney General Jeff Sessions ‘Today Show’ Live Interview on President Trump’s First 100 Days, Gen. Michael Flynn, WikiLeaks, April 28, 2017

Here’s the full video of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ live face-to-face interview on Today Show. He answered questions from co-anchors Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie on President Trump’s first 100 days, the firing of and investigation of General Michael Flynn. He was also asked about his decision to recuse himself from the investigation of alleged Russian interference in the election, and about WikiLeaks. The complete replay is below.




The video is above.

Attorney General Sessions was asked about General Michael Flynn and whether he was properly vetted. Hesaid, “They work hard on vetting. They do the best they can.”

He was also asked about the investigation of Michael Flynn and the possibility that he committed a felony and whether or not he should be granted immunity.

He was also asked about his decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation despite calling it a “fake story.” He said, “I’m not going toe comment about the case, and you know I can’t talk about it.”

He said of President Trump’s comments about the job of President being harder than he thought it would be. He said, “It is a tough job.” Speaking of his own responsibilities as Attorney General, he went on to say, “It’s exciting. It’s thrilling. Every day you feel like you’re making a contribution.”

As to whether he believed President Trump was sufficiently prepared, Sessions said, “I think he’s prepared. But carrying out those processes and going through the minutia…is a real challenge. He’s a businessman who’s used to getting things done.”

Asked about WikiLeaks qne CIA Director Mike Pompeo calling the organization a “‘hostile intelligence service,” he said, “We’re having a tremendous problem throughout our system it seems to me with leaks.” Continuing, he added, “These are direct threats to the security procedures that our government has.” He went on to say, “We need to step up our efforts.”

The interview was broadcast originally on Friday, April 28, 2017.

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