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Mueller probe interviewed Jeff Sessions: NYT

Jeff Sessions.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

The Special Counsel’s team interviewed Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week for several hours, the NYT’s Michael Schmidt reports. A DOJ spokeswoman confirmed the interview to the Times.

Why it matters: The interest in Sessions relates to whether Trump obstructed justice while in office. It’s the first known time Bob Mueller and his team has interviewed a member of Trump’s cabinet.