GOPers Fume At Republican Colleagues Over Don Jr Subpoena

GOPers Fume At Republican Colleagues Over Don Jr Subpoena

President Donald Trump's son Donald Jr was subpoenaed Wednesday to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its probe into Russian election meddling, United States media reported.

News, Axios, CNN, The New York Times and other outlets reported that the subpoena seeks answers about prior testimony from Trump Jr.

"We do not discuss the details of witness engagements with the committee", a committee representative told NBC News.

He said the committee reserves the right to call witnesses back if they see inconsistencies in testimony.

Alan Futerfas, a lawyer for Trump Jr., did not immediately respond to multiple messages seeking comment.


A source close to the president's eldest son said that when he testified in 2017, he made an agreement "that he would only have to come in and testify a single time as long as he was willing to stay for as long as they'd like, which Don did".

Grilled about his knowledge of the project in Moscow, Trump Jr said that he was only "peripherally aware" of the issue.

Trump Jr followed that retweet with another of McCarthy telling Democrats: "The Mueller Report is done". After Mueller's report was published, Democrats raised concerns that Kushner also may have lied to lawmakers about a business associate's collaboration with a Russian banker close to the Kremlin on a project to revamp U.S. -Russia relations.

Several key GOP lawmakers criticized one of their own Wednesday after the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, led by Republican North Carolina Sen.

The committee is one of the few in the Senate that has been conducting serious investigations related to Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election.


The revelation of the subpoena comes as the Trump administration wars with House Democrats over their inquiries into potential obstruction of justice, financial crimes and the Trump campaign's contacts with foreign officials.

The subpoena may have been prompted by former Trump lawyer and convicted felon Michael Cohen claiming that Trump Jr. knew more about the "Trump Tower Moscow" deal than he had stated during congressional testimony, Axios suggests.

The 448-page Mueller report summed up the results of the special counsel's 22-month long investigation into allegations that Trump's team conspired with Moscow to influence the outcome of the 2016 election and that the USA president had obstructed justice.

"[Donald Trump Jr.] has already spent dozens of hours testifying in front of Congressional committees".


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