The special counsel's reported interest Trump's meeting with the attorney general "demonstrates Mr. Sessions' overlooked role as a key witness in the investigation into whether Mr. Trump tried to obstruct" the Russian Federation investigation, the Times observed.
Gowdy, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee was reportedly briefed on information from an informant in the campaign last week.
Despite the morning show criticism, Trump continued his insults of Sessions on Wednesday, even though the attorney general had been a key ally and important surrogate during the 2016 presidential campaign.
When House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy pushed back on President Donald Trump's Spygate concerns during a Fox News interview Tuesday, mainstream media outlets and pundits splashed the South Carolina Republican's comments everywhere.
Trump's request-rejected by Sessions-is being investigated by the special counsel, along with Trump's efforts to get the attorney general to resign, the New York Times reports in a story based on anonymous current and former administration officials.
A political firestorm would erupt if Trump fired Sessions or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is supervising the Russian Federation probe, in an effort to remove or rein in Mueller.
"I don't think so, I think what the president is doing is expressing frustration that Attorney General Sessions should have feared these reasons for recusal before he took the job, not afterward", Gowdy said.
Jasper Cillessen "desperate" to join Liverpool
The Dutchman joined from Ajax for around £10m but has been unable to dislodge No.1 Marc-Andre ter Stegen and is now fed-up of sitting on the bench.
Graham says Republicans want to avoid unnecessary drama ahead of the midterm elections.
DeSantis said such activity was "not normal" and the proper course of action would have been for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to notify Trump himself of the possibility of Russian involvement directly.
It was Sessions who attracted his ire on Wednesday, a day after The New York Times described an angry meeting in Florida past year when Trump demanded Sessions reverse his decision to step away from Russia-related matters.
Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., said on CNN that he was "grateful" to Gowdy for publicly debunking Trump's spy theory.
In his Wednesday interview with CBS, Gowdy again said the FBI acted properly in its investigation.
Mueller's prosecutors have so far obtained guilty pleas from five individuals, including three former Trump campaign staffers, and indictments of 14 other people and three companies.
Trey Gowdy, the SC congressman and chairman of the House oversight committee, was one of the Republicans who attended a classified Department of Justice (DoJ) meeting last week to view documents relating to the use of the confidential source.