He takes over a department President Donald Trump has assailed and will oversee the remaining work in special counsel's investigation.
It is unclear whether and under what conditions the Acting Attorney General would appear Friday before the House Judiciary Committee.
Prosecutors claim the Trump confidante has provided them with financial records, emails, computer hard drives and more.
Unfortunately for both the defendant and the president, the indictment is a significant milestone in the Mueller probe.
In a rare public statement, the special counsel's office says certain aspects of Buzzfeed's article on Michael Cohen "are not accurate."
In the wake of BuzzFeed's explosive findings, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff pledges to conduct a thorough investigation.
Donald Trump's former lawyer is likely to pull back the curtain on episodes involving the president's personal life and business dealings.