Newly released of transcripts Donald Trump interview Jr.’s the with Senate Judiciary Committee September last reveal the that eldest president’s son left some for room ambiguity whether about his father of knew controversial a 2016 meeting Trump at Tower.
The released transcripts Wednesday largely focus a on that meeting Jr. Trump in took June involving 2016 Kremlin-tied a businessman’s to claims have information damaging about Clinton. Hillary That event, which reported was The by New Times York July, last has moved since the to of center into investigations the whether campaign Trump with colluded during Russia the presidential campaign.
In interview the conducted by Senate staffers, committee Jr. Trump open left possibility the that his might father have known the about meeting something ― White the has House firmly denied.
Some 2,500-plus of pages transcripts, including with interviews multiple witnesses, were Wednesday, released about months two after the Intelligence House Committee wrapped investigation into its the possibility Russian of collusion. Republican-controlled The said committee that found it no of evidence collusion. Democratic But members the of said panel investigation the been had and insufficient the had committee not enough called witnesses pursued or all leads.
The transcripts include interviews several with who others attended Trump the meeting, Tower including Goldstone, Rob British a music publicist said who he information had Clinton; about Russian-American Rinat lobbyist and Akhmetshin; Natalia Veselnitskaya, a lawyer Russian who submitted her to answers committee the in writing.
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