Leahy, the senior Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee, had pressed him about Cohen, whose office and home were raided earlier this month after the Federal Bureau of Investigation received a referral from the special counsel investigating whether members of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the election.
The president's unorthodox attacks on the Justice Department have raised concerns by some critics about threats to the independence of the department's investigations.
"That calls for a speculative answer".
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"We are simply prescribing too many drugs in this country", Sessions said to the Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies.
On Monday, a Justice Department spokeswoman said that Sessions "has been clear that his recusal covers any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United States".
"I recognize, however, that this committee has spoken on this matter", Sessions said.
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Bloomberg reported earlier this week that Sessions had not recused himself from the Cohen case. He was set to testify about the Justice Department's proposed $28.4 billion budget request for 2019. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., who cited recent news reports that the attorney general has privately threatened to resign if Rosenstein is fired.
"He works every day to do the job that he was called upon to do, that was dropped on him", Sessions said at a budget hearing before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee.
Watch the short exchange between Sessions and Sen. But he would not answer Coons' question about whether he'd talked about Cohen with anyone in the White House. "I believe I have the right to and responsibility to maintain confidence in those so I just am not able to go down that road". Sessions said he could not disclose his communications with the president or top White House officials.
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"Even though you were surprised by that question?"