Big Trouble for Junior Trump
The president’s oldest son may be up on Capitol Hill again. Here are the gaps his testimony can fill.
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Democrats on the House intelligence committee want Donald Trump Jr. to testify again, this time under the less forgiving gavel of a Democratic majority. A lot has come to light since that first September 2017 appearance that could lead to trouble for junior. So what could House Democrats get from a second swing at the First Namesake?
Trump Tower, Moscow: Committee members will want to hone in on what Don Jr. knew about the Trump Tower, Moscow, proposal and when he knew it. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s rare public denial Friday of BuzzFeed’s big scoop Thursday about how Donald Trump Sr. allegedly told Cohen to lie to Congress about the project has caught everyone’s attention. Nonetheless, there’s plenty in the special counsel’s own criminal information filed on Michael Cohen that could prompt congressional followup questions. Prosecutors alleged that Cohen “briefed family members of [Trump Sr.] within the company about the project.”