"Earlier reports indicated that Trump exploded when he found out about his recusal", said Renato Mariotti, a former federal prosecutor.
The Sessions interview with Mueller comes almost three months after the special counsel directed the broader Justice Department to turn over a wide array of documents related to the probe.
Asked at a press event on Tuesday if he was concerned about what Mr Sessions may have told his investigators Mr Trump replied: "Not at all".
Sessions announced last March that he recused himself from any matter related to the 2016 election, including the Russian Federation probe, amid scrutiny over his failure to disclose to lawmakers during his confirmation he met twice with Russia's former US envoy Sergey I. Kislyak, during the campaign.
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The attorney general is a key witness to both the Trump campaigns alleged ties to Russian Federation and the president's possible efforts to obstruct the Russian Federation probe - the two major issues for Mueller and his team.
The interview came shortly after Mueller subpoenaed Stephen Bannon, the president's former chief strategist, to testify before a grand jury.
Trump overstated the number, suggesting incorrectly the number of missing messages was "perhaps 50,000".
"He didn't at all", Trump said.
In December, Sessions pushed FBI Director Christopher A. Wray to remove and replace some of his top aides, particularly Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. Wray and other officials have denied political bias has afflicted the special counsel probe.
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A few months later, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who was in the middle of investigating Russian Federation meddling in the election. The lawyer, Lisa Page, left Mueller's team before the text messages were discovered. Cooper's office referred questions to the Justice Department.
The Justice Department denied that report.
Special Counsel Mueller, as well as three different congressional committees, are investigating the allegation of Russian meddling, and possible collusion.
In a statement Monday evening, Sessions said he has spoken with the inspector general "to ascertain what occurred" with the missing messages "and to determine if these records can be recovered in any other way". Page eventually texts back, "And yeah, it's a real profile in couragw (sic), since she knows no charges will be brought".
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The Palestinians have ruled out such recognition, saying it would disadvantage Israel's Arab minority. Such accords are usually only agreed with recognized states.