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Tue Jun 11, 2019, 02:42 PM

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

Source: CNN

(CNN) 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.'s allies mounted an aggressive campaign targeting Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr for the subpoena, accusing the North Carolina Republican of helping the Democrats by continuing his committee's investigation even after special counsel Robert Mueller had wrapped up his probe. Many of those criticizing Burr included his own Senate Republican colleagues. But Burr did not back down from the subpoena, and the committee and Trump Jr. struck a deal for him to testify for two-to-four hours on roughly a half dozen topics, including the key questions the committee has for the President's eldest son about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting and the Trump Tower Moscow project. Burr declined to comment Tuesday about Trump Jr.'s appearance to CNN.

The Senate Intelligence Committee is now two years into its investigation into Russian election meddling in 2016. Burr has said the committee is nearly done with its bipartisan probe, but still has a handful of witnesses it needs to hear from. Trump Jr. initially testified before the panel in 2017, but the committee has brought back several witnesses for follow-up questions, including President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and his former lawyer Michael Cohen. The committee began engaging Trump Jr. to return to the committee in December, and he initially agreed to testify voluntarily twice before postponing, leading to the panel's subpoena issued in April.

Burr has been praised by his Democratic colleagues for keeping the investigation on a bipartisan track while other congressional probes were plagued by partisan fighting. And he was praised the President for stating his committee had not found any evidence of collusion. But Trump questioned Burr's move to subpoena his son after news of it broke last month, calling it "very unfair" and retweeting on Twitter articles attacking Burr. he committee is interested in hearing again from Trump Jr. because of discrepancies between his testimony in 2017 and what other witnesses have told both the committee and the special counsel's office.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/11/politics/donald-trump-jr-senate-intelligence/index.html

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Reply Donald Trump Jr. to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Wednesday (Original post)
BumRushDaShow Jun 2019 OP
hlthe2b Jun 2019 #1
Brainfodder Jun 2019 #9
PSPS Jun 2019 #2
Achilleaze Jun 2019 #3
awesomerwb1 Jun 2019 #4
The Wizard Jun 2019 #7
BigmanPigman Jun 2019 #5
awesomerwb1 Jun 2019 #8
BigmanPigman Jun 2019 #10
Thomas Hurt Jun 2019 #6
BHDem53 Jun 2019 #11
JohnnyRingo Jun 2019 #12
Linda Ed Jun 2019 #13
Maxheader Jun 2019 #14

Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 02:44 PM

1. I can't think of a thing to post that won't cross the line so...

May his much deserved karma catch up with him... something akin to a wild elephant stampede.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 05:34 PM

9. I feel as you do on this long con spun out of control.

KARMA get off your break!

Dreaming of used nooses being added to the Smithsonian?


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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 02:55 PM

2. The Senate is in kremlin hands, so this will probably just be theatrics.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 02:55 PM

3. Open the doors. Roll the cameras

Let light shine upon republican Dirty Donny Junior* and all his grifty crap.

* spawn of Dirty Donny senior, THE republican draft-dodger-in-chief

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 02:58 PM

4. Russiapublicans control the Senate

Nothing to see here.

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Response to awesomerwb1 (Reply #4)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 03:33 PM

7. Absolutely correct

This will be a dog and pony show to give the appearance of being bipartisan. The minute a question gets asked that exposes Trump crimes and transgressions the chairman ends the discussion with his gavel. We've seen this act before. If it was House committee Trump would stop Jr. from testifying.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 02:59 PM

5. I don't know if I trust Burr to be bipartisan.

I read that he pulled a "Nunes" and went and told tRump and pals what was going on with the investigations.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #5)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 05:01 PM

8. You "don't know"?

I think you typed why it's obvious you can't trust him?

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Response to awesomerwb1 (Reply #8)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 07:04 PM

10. I wrote that since I didn't save the article/post

that mentioned it and couldn't link it as verification for not trusting him.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 03:20 PM

6. So what, it is a dog and pony show to rehab his lies and bee ess.

The GOP lackeys will then disgorge from the hearing and proclaim him and the orange menace innocent once again.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 12:56 AM

11. It's really strange to

read the words intelligence and trump in the same sentence.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 01:35 AM

12. In the words of Admiral Akbar...

"It's a trap!" Several witnesses have testified since he last appeared. Someone is going read that testimony aloud and ask if he remembers things differently now. *cough* coughperjury *cough*

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 03:13 AM

13. oh yeah...

behind closed doors!! The little cocky imp says he is not worried about going to jail...

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 08:37 AM

14. Yessir mr trump...is the chair comfy?


Refresh that coffee? Tried the danish?..

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