Published: Fri, May 10, 2019
Global Media | By Garry Long

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed to appear before Senate Intel Committee

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed to appear before Senate Intel Committee

The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr.to testify about the Russian Federation investigation, becoming the first member of the president's family to be called since the release of the Mueller report.

In testimony before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee, however, Cohen, said he briefed Trump family members "approximately 10 times" about the Moscow Trump Tower project, and that Trump Jr. and his sister Ivanka were among the family members he briefed.

Yet in Mueller's report, the president's former lawyer Michael Cohen said he recalled being in Trump's office when Trump Jr. told him about a meeting to get "adverse information" on Clinton.

CNN's Manu Raju also reported that Trump Jr. was considering ignoring the subpoena and not showing up at all, or pleading his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. "Possible, possible, but unlikely".

An unnamed source close to Trump Jr. said on Wednesday that he wasn't sure why Republicans were doing this.

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Donald Trump Jr. takes a break during the Senate intelligence committee, in Washington, D.C., on December 13, 2017. 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.

Two top GOP lawmakers are not pleased that their colleagues on the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee haven't the Russian Federation probe die as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell instructed earlier this week. Rand Paul, including a link to the original Axios report and referring to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Tuesday declaration.

Trump Jr. noticed, as you can see, within 20 minutes of Tillis saying this. Lee Zeldin retweeted McCarthy and called the move "weak & ridiculous". The House tax-writing committee is in a standoff with the Treasury Department over a request for Trump's tax returns.

Trump Jr. then highlighted a tweet from Judicial Watch's Tom Fitton slamming the Intel Committee chair for letting Democrats run it: "DonaldJTrumpJr subpoenaed by Senate committee for further testimony on fake Russian Federation story".

The reports came as a battle between House Democrats and the Trump administration intensified.

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