The Senate Judiciary Committee has reached an agreement and set a date for Donald Trump Jr. to testify behind closed doors to the panel, the committee confirmed on Tuesday.
The committee would not divulge the exact date, but another source familiar with the matter said the testimony would likely occur in the “next few weeks.” Trump Jr. is expected to be grilled about his meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during his father’s presidential campaign in which he was promised compromising information on Hillary Clinton.
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Trump Jr. had been called to publicly testify before Senate Judiciary in July, but the president’s eldest son offered to do a private interview and provide documents to the committee’s investigators instead.
Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Ia.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the panel’s leaders, said in July they still intend to hold a public hearing with Trump Jr. after speaking with him privately, and would subpoena him to appear in open session if necessary.
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