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PoliticsDonald Trump Jr. appears before Senate Intelligence Committee

20:20  12 june  2019
20:20  12 june  2019 Source:   cbsnews.com

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 . and the Senate Intelligence Committee have reached a deal for the President's eldest son to appear before the committee behind closed doors in mid-June, sources familiar with the matter told CNN.

Donald Trump Jr . will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a Trump Jr .’s meeting comes after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) issued a subpoena to compel him to appear before the

Donald Trump Jr. appears before Senate Intelligence Committee© Carlos Barria Donald Trump Jr. arrives for an interview before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on June 12, 2019. The Senate Intelligence Committee heard testimony from the president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., for the second time on Wednesday. Republican Chairman Richard Burr issued a subpoena for Trump Jr.'s testimony following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

Trump Jr. walked past cameras, escorted by Capitol police shortly after 9:10 a.m. before his appearance. Walking down a Senate hallway, Trump Jr. smiled and said: "nothing to correct" in response to questions from reporters on why he was appearing before the committee on Wednesday and was he there to correct his previous testimony.

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

Donald Trump Jr. expected to appear before Senate panel for 2nd time Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, is expected to return to the Hill on Wednesday for testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, sources told ABC News.

The meeting with Donald Trump Jr . comes after the committee ’s Republican chairman, North Carolina Sen. Burr received considerable blowback from some of his GOP colleagues for the move, but he told fellow senators that Trump Jr . had backed out of an interview twice, forcing the committee to act.

Donald Trump Jr . speaks during a rally before President Donald Trump addresses the audience in El Paso, Texas, Feb. In addition to his prior testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Trump Jr . also met with the Senate Judiciary Committee in September of 2017 for more than five

Exiting the Senate Intelligence Committee secure room at 12:05 pm, Trump Jr. told CBS News' Nancy Cordes that he was "not at all" worried about committing perjury.

"There was nothing to change. if there needed to be clarification because Michael Cohen, who let's not forget, is serving time right now for lying to these very investigative bodies, I'm happy to do that. I don't think I changed anything of what I said because there was nothing to change," Trump Jr. told reporters after three hours of testimony.

He added, "I'm glad that this is finally over. We're able to put some final clarity on that. And I think the committee understands that."

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.

Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr . It is the first known subpoena of a member of the president's family. WASHINGTON – The GOP-led Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a subpoena for Donald Trump Jr . to appear before the committee , a source

Donald Trump Jr . will meet behind closed doors with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators on Wednesday morning as part of their investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to sources familiar with the plan. Trump Jr .’s appearance before the committee has been highly

Mr. Trump's son testified before the committee once before in 2017. Trump Jr. had reached an agreement to testify before the committee following the subpoena. His appearance on Wednesday took place behind closed doors.

Mr. Trump told reporters last month he was "surprised" to learn his son had been subpoenaed.

"My son's a very good person, he works very hard. The last thing he needs is Washington, D.C. He'd rather not be involved," the president said in May.

Trump Jr. was a key figure in the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in New York in which a Russian lawyer connected to the Kremlin met with him and senior campaign officials.

Reporting by Olivia Gazis and John Nolen

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