Judiciary chair says he will ask Donald Trump Jr. to testify
14 July, 2017, 00:43 | Author: Irene Delgado
"My motive for bringing him to the committee is because of other involvements with whether or not the Foreign Agent Registration Act has been adequately enforced by this administration and by the Obama administration because I think it's been lackadaisical enforcement and he would be an example of that lackadaisical enforcement", Grassley said, as reported by the Des Moines Register.
Trump Jr. said Tuesday he would be "happy" to work with a Senate Intelligence Committee now investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election after he himself acknowledged meeting a Kremlin-linked lawyer during his father's campaign.
President Donald Trump defended his son in an early Wednesday morning tweet, telling his millions of followers that Donald Trump Jr. was "open, transparent and innocent" during his interview with Fox News.
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Pressed on whether the committee would subpoena Trump Jr., Grassley said, "Let's wait and see what he does from our letter". However, the immigration parole expired on January 7, 2016 and she was denied an extension.
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CNN reported Thursday that Grassley plans to make his request to the president's eldest son via a letter.
"It's a demanding job that requires a keen understanding of the law, sound management skills, calm under significant pressure and a level head", Grassley said.
Trump, 39, responded "if it's what you say I love it" and set up a meeting with the source, according to the emails.
Trump Jr. has said that while he would have probably handled the meeting request differently now, he believes he did nothing wrong by hearing out someone offering information about a political opponent during a heated political campaign.
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