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PoliticsDonald Trump Jr. expected to appear before Senate panel for 2nd time

12:51  12 june  2019
12:51  12 june  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Donald Trump Jr. says there was 'nothing to change' in testimony before Senate panel

Donald Trump Jr. says there was 'nothing to change' in testimony before Senate panel Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday that he did not tell his father about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting and that he didn't pay close attention to the Trump Tower Moscow project because it was one of many potential deals that had been in the works, according to a source close to Trump Jr. The source said that Trump Jr.

Donald Trump Jr . is expected to be grilled about his meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during his father’s presidential campaign. | Trump Jr . had been called to publicly testify before Senate Judiciary in July, but the president’s eldest son offered to give a private interview and provide

The Senate Intelligence Committee wants to hear again from Donald Trump Jr . INSKEEP: But the Senate Intelligence Committee says it has questions for Don Jr . It is a notably bipartisan And my understanding is that he's tried many, many times to get Don Jr . to come in and clarify or testify, and

Donald Trump Jr. expected to appear before Senate panel for 2nd time© Joshua Roberts/Reuters, FILE Donald Trump Jr. listens to his father, President Donald Trump, speak during a visit to Lake Okechobee and the Herbert Hoover Dike in Canal Point, Fla., March 29, 2019.

The president's eldest son and namesake is expected to returnto Capitol Hill on Wednesday morning for testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News.

In May, Donald Trump Jr. agreed to appear before the panel for a closed session, limited in scope and time after the Republican-led committee issued a subpoena for his testimony.

Donald Trump Jr. to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Wednesday

Donald Trump Jr. to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. is returning to the Senate Intelligence Committee to be interviewed behind closed doors on Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. The appearance of the President's eldest son Wednesday comes after a lengthy and contentious fight that spilled into public view after the committee issued a subpoena to Trump Jr. and he initially balked at testifying for a second time. Trump Jr.

Donald Trump Jr . has reached a deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee to appear for a second closed-door interview in June, according to Under the deal’s terms, Trump Jr . will testify for up to four hours and address a limited number of questions, these people said on the condition of anonymity to

Donald Trump Jr . speaks at a rally for President Trump on March 28. The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr . to appear for a closed-door interview next But before the letter was sent, the committee reached out Monday evening and extended the deadline.

Wednesday's hearing will mark the fourth timelawmakers have summoned Trump Jr. to the Hill since his father took office and the second time he's sat before the Senate Intelligence Committee, with whom he met for more than nine hours in December 2017.

In the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller's now-closed investigation, several congressional panelsare marching forward with their own probes into Russian meddling during the 2016 campaign.

While the nature of the Senate Intelligence Committee's request for Trump Jr.'s testimony remains unknown, the decision by its Republican chairman, Sen. Richard Burr, to subpoena the president's son was met with sharp criticism from conservatives in the upper chamber.

Last month, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., went so far as to suggest that Trump Jr. ought to ignore the subpoena.

Senate Intelligence Committee sets date for Donald Trump Jr.'s testimony

Senate Intelligence Committee sets date for Donald Trump Jr.'s testimony Donald Trump Jr. agreed to appear before the Republican-led committee after receiving a congressional subpoena.

Donald Trump Jr made the comment in an opening statement delivered on Thursday to staff of the Senate judiciary committee, who were The meeting is also of interest to special counsel Robert Mueller. The appearance before the Senate staffers was the first known instance of Trump Jr giving

Donald Trump Jr . will return to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a second closed-door interview with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to people familiar with the plans, as part of a deal he struck with leaders last month after the panel issued a subpoena for his testimony.

"If I were his lawyer, I wouldn't put him back into this circus. The freak show in the House -- I'm not going to let it come to the Senate," Graham told ABC News in May. "We gave Mueller two years and [35] million dollars -- it's over for me."

A source close to Trump Jr.said last month that he is "incredibly appreciative to the members that went to bat for him and he will return the favor come the 2020 campaign."

Responding to reports of the subpoena last month, President Donald Trump said he was "surprised" by the move.

The Latest: Nadler says panel will move quickly on McGahn.
The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller's report (all times local):5:15 p.m.The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. New York Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler spoke after the House approved a resolution that makes it easier to file lawsuits against witnesses who defy subpoenas. That includes McGahn, who declined last month to provide documents or testimony at the urging of the White House. McGahn is the most-cited witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

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