It came one day after Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared "case closed" for the Russian Federation investigation. Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2017 he was only "peripherally aware" of the proposal. "I have no difficulty with bipartisanship, but to subpoena the president of the United States son and not at least get a heads-up, I thought was - let's say bad form". The panel's investigation, led by Burr, has been running for more than two years, and the committee has interviewed numerous same witnesses who spoke to special counsel Robert Mueller's team.
In a statement, the Senate Intel Committee said: "We do not discuss the details of witness engagements with the Committee".
During an appearance before the Judiciary Committee Trump Jr was asked about the extent of his involvement in a plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
The first is a tweet by Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy (CA), who wrote in response to the Axios story: "DonaldJTrumpJr has already spent dozens of hours testifying in front of Congressional committees".
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But instead, a Twitter user who goes by the name WalkingCat has leaked it by digging into the Microsoft servers. The company made the announcement at its Build developer conference , which is going on this week in Seattle.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) also lashed out at the Committee for being out of step with the McConnell "memo".
Republicans accuse Democrats of abusing the powers of congressional oversight to harass the president for political points ahead of the 2020 election. "Let's work together to help POTUS move United States forward", Rep.
Trump Jr. noticed, as you can see, within 20 minutes of Tillis saying this. Barr refused to testify before the Democratic-controlled committee last week after a dispute over the hearing's format.
Citing a person close to Donald Jr., the Wall Street Journal said he had offered to answer questions in writing from the committee, and planned to fight the subpoena which demands that he testify in person.
News of the subpoena comes as the administration spars with House Democrats over authority and access to information related to the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The committee has renewed interest in talking to President Donald Trump's eldest son after Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, testified earlier this year.