The House Intelligence Committee investigation will hold its first public hearing on Monday over accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
FBI Director James Comey is expected to be asked to weigh in on the President Donald Trump’s claim that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower.
Comey and National Security Agency director Admiral Mike Rogers, are expected to testify before the House Intelligence Committee.
You can follow NPR’s Two-Way live blog here, which will include streaming video of the proceedings, with highlights, context and analysis from NPR reporters and correspondents.
- Of the two items on the special session agenda, there appears to be more urgency to pass the crime bill.
- “I have done nothing wrong,” Seavey said. “I have never knowingly broken any race rule. I have never given any banned substances to my dogs.”
- Sen. Dan Sullivan’s recounted President Trump suggesting reversing the McKinley-Denali name change in a meeting. “And Sen. Murkowski and I jumped over the desk and we said ‘No!'"
- Delegates passed a resolution asking the federal government to make climate impacts in rural villages eligible for disaster relief, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski told the convention, "Climate change is real."