The judgment to Trump Jr. – the first issued to a member of the president's family – caused a heavy backlash from GOP Allies from Trump Jr. against Senate Intelligence chairman Richard Burr, a republic from North Carolina, including from President Donald Trump.
Burr has declined to comment on his decision to bring Trump Jr. since it was revealed last month, but the committee did not return due to the criticism that his committee needed to talk to Trump Jr. again. In the end, the panel met a deal with Trump Jr. because he would testify in two to four hours in about half a dozen subjects.
The committee is likely to ask him further questions about the Trump Tower meeting in June 201
The Senate's intelligence committee still ends its two-year investigation into Russia's 2016 mediation. Burr said the panel only has a handful of witnesses left before inserting the probe.
Trump Jr. testified to Senate's Intelligence, House Intelligence and Senate Judiciary Committee in 2017, and the Senate Judicial Group released a transcript of its interview. Since the release of the Mueller report, questions have arisen about differences between Trump Jr.'s testimony and what other witnesses told both the congress and the special council.
While Trump Jr. said he only told former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner about the Trump Tower meeting where a Russian lawyer offered dirt on Hillary Clinton, said former Trump campaign deputy Rick Gates, Mueller Trump Jr., that he was talking about any negative information about the Clinton Foundation at a campaign meeting.
And Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he was only "peripherally aware" of the Trump Tower Moscow project, but former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen told the special council he was discussing the project on several occasions with the president's oldest son. 19659003] First time Trump Jr. testified before the Senate Committee on Learning, he was questioned by the committee's staff with no senators present, which was the Committee's minutes for its first round of Russia's inquiry interviews. For the second round of committee interviews, the senator can participate in the interview but does not ask questions directly, according to the Senate's assistants.