Donald Trump Jr. said Wednesday before his closed-door interview with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee that there was “nothing to correct” about his previous testimony.
The president’s eldest son didn’t comment further before walking into the Senate hearing room.
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Trump Jr.’s second appearance before the committee comes after its chairman, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C), issued a subpoena to bring the president’s son back before the panel. Trump Jr. is expected to be interviewed for up to four hours and questions will be limited to five or six topics, based on an agreement he reached with the committee prior to his appearance.
Burr’s subpoena spurred a backlash from Republicans, who viewed Trump Jr.’s interview as unnecessary given the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
But members of the Senate Intelligence Committee have emphasized that their separate probe of Russian interference has a different focus from Mueller’s.