Grassley: Chances of getting voluntary interview with Kushner 'have been shot'
27 January, 2018, 20:25 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
Richard Blumenthal of CT said in a statement, calling on Grassley to subpoena Kushner and Trump Jr.Feinstein said she still wanted a public hearing with Don Jr., though she was deferential to Grassley."Yes, but the chairman is the chairman and that's fine with me", she said when asked about a public hearing.Grassley, however, told reporters Thursday that he did not expect to hold public hearings so long as the closed-door interview transcripts are released as he intends.Grassley's call to release the transcripts comes one day after two of the committee's Democrats, Sens.
Trump Jr. has said he took the meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya because he was promised damaging information about Democrat Hillary Clinton, but nothing came of it. Veselnitskaya maintained that the original goal of the meeting was to discuss sanctions that had been levied against Russian Federation.
Senator Grassley said he felt his committee's investigation of the Trump Tower meeting was complete, so it was time to start releasing the testimony.
But Feinstein said Thursday that the committee should still hold public hearings with Kushner and Trump Jr. "He has already provided his account to the Intelligence Committee".
"Let's get them out there for everyone to see". Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), who suggested that transcripts from the committee's interviews could "reveal other, and better-founded, concerns about witness false statements".
Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said Thursday that the committee would disclose "all witness interviews that we have done related to that meeting", making them available to the public "for everyone to see".
In a letter to Republican lawmakers, DoJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz said the five months of messages could be shared with congressional committees.
"That has spooked other potential witnesses", Grassley said in a statement. That criticism has ramped up since the revelation of anti-Trump texts between two Justice Department officials who were at one point part of the Mueller investigation.
The president and some Republicans have said the texts prove political bias at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
"What began as an attempt to discredit the investigator has now devolved into delusional, self-serving paranoia", Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said.
In a letter Wednesday, the Justice Department warned the House Intelligence Committee's Republican chairman, California Rep. Devin Nunes, that releasing the classified memo to the public could be "extraordinarily reckless" and asked to review it.
Republican senators have been mostly silent on the memo as House Republicans have hinted at its eventual release.
"Regrettably, it has been necessary for committee Democrats to draft our own memorandum", Mr. Schiff said, "so that members of the House are not left with an erroneous impression of the dedicated professionals at the and ". She also said she thinks they should be turned over to Mueller.
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The company said this offer is the company's Republic Day gift for the over 500 crore Indians who do not have a smartphone yet. Airtel, on the other hand, offers 1GB daily data, and validity of 84 days, up from 70 days that it used to offer before.
Trump hosted May at the White House days after he took office in January 2017, but the relationship has been strained since then. It's that type of disregard for the norms of politics and diplomacy that most separates Trump from the Davos crowd.
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Former MSU basketball player and assistant coach Travis Walton is said to have punched a woman at a bar, knocking her unconscious. The trustees, he said, want to resume discussions with those who have sued the school to "reach a fair and just conclusion".
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