Donald trump Jr., son of U.S. President Donald trump, and son-in-law of the head of state Jared Kushner was invited to take part in the parliamentary hearings on Russia’s intervention in the election campaign of 2016. About it reports «Voice of America».
The challenge in the Senate trump Jr. is associated with the investigation of his meeting with a Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016. She allegedly was going to give the team the Republicans some information about the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Senator from the Republican party, Charles Grassley, who heads the Senate judiciary Committee, sent a letter to Trump, Jr., with a request to testify about the meeting, adding that if need be, the President’s son can call the summons.
Grassley warned that the Commission may ask any questions because the investigation concerns the situation that the US intelligence community sees as Moscow’s intervention in elections, personally sanctioned by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Democratic Senator Chris coons, in turn, said: «I look forward to the opportunity to ask Donald trump Jr., what the hell, he thought about communicating with someone who said that is one of our most main opponents in the world?»
According to the «Voice of America», the representatives of the two largest political forces, the United States is concerned about the presence in the White house relatives of the President, including not only Donald Jr. and daughter Ivanka trump with husband Jared Kushner. The latter are the advisers of the White house.
The leader of the democratic minority in the House of representatives Nancy Pelosi said that Kouchner also need to participate in closed hearings about the threat to U.S. national security.
«Access to classified information for Jared Kushner should be closed without delay,» she said in the speech, a fragment of which is posted on his Twitter.
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Trump Jr. and Kouchner invited to the closed Senate hearings about Russian intervention in the American elections 16.07.2017