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Behind Closed Doors, a Redo With Trump Jr., Senate Intelligence

President's son says he has 'nothing to correct'

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has "nothing to correct" as he arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a second closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee. Trump Jr. made the brief comments in response to a reporter who asked if he was there to correct his testimony, per... More »

Trump Jr. Reportedly Following in Dad's Footsteps

He'll publish first book late this year, per Politico

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book to be published late this year, according to Politico . President Trump's eldest son, who is to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in mid-June , has signed a deal with Center Street Books for a tome to focus on "politics, current events,... More »

Trump Jr. Reaches Deal to Testify: Sources

Senate Intelligence Committee, president's son reach deal after controversial subpoena

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors in mid-June, a source tells CNN . The committee reached the deal with President Trump's eldest son after it subpoenaed him to appear before the committee, a decision that proved controversial for the committee's Republican chairman... More »

New DC Flashpoint Centers on Trump Jr.

President's allies want GOP Sen. Richard Burr to drop his committee's subpoena

(Newser) - The newest point of friction in DC is the Senate Intelligence Committee's decision to subpoena Donald Trump Jr. The panel is conducting its own investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and it wants the president's son to answer more questions. What sets this apart from the... More »

Senate Panel Subpoenas Trump Jr.

This fight is 'unprecedented,' per Axios

(Newser) - The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony , the AP reports. That's according to a person familiar with the subpoena who discussed it on condition of anonymity. The committee has renewed interest in talking to President Trump's... More »

President's Son Won't Rule Out a Campaign of His Own

'I love the fight,' Donald Trump Jr. says

(Newser) - In a new interview, Donald Trump Jr. says he's mostly concentrating on promoting his father's policies around the country. He fires up the pro-Trump crowds at rallies, for instance, as he did Thursday night with a shot at one of his father's foes: "This week only,... More »

Report: Democratic Theory on Don Jr. Calls Proved Wrong

He didn't get a call from his father before Trump Tower meeting

(Newser) - A Democratic theory on Donald Trump Jr.'s infamous Trump Tower meeting with a group of Russians has been proved wrong, sources tell CNN . The insiders say records provided to the Senate Intelligence Committee show mysterious calls from Trump Jr. to "blocked" private numbers before and after the... More »

Lawsuit: Trump Family Scammed Vulnerable Investors

They're accused of peddling dodgy investment schemes

(Newser) - President Trump, his three eldest children, and the Trump Organization defrauded thousands of consumers by persuading them to invest in phony get-rich-quick schemes, according to a new lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in federal court Monday, accuses Trump and children Donald Jr., Eric, and Ivanka of failing to disclose that they... More »

Anderson Cooper Calls Out Trump Jr. for 'Idiotic' Tweet

CNN host says president's son spread conspiracy theory about his hurricane coverage

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper is taking exception to criticism of his hurricane coverage and took 10 minutes of his show Monday to call out the most prominent of those accusing him of "fake news," the Hill reports. "I rarely respond to online conspiracy theorists," Cooper noted on Anderson ... More »

Trump Jr.: My Father's Circle of Trust Just Shrank

President must rely on 'much smaller' group after anonymous op-ed

(Newser) - President Trump is relying on a "much smaller" number of White House aides following an anonymous New York Times op-ed , according to his eldest son. "I think there are people in there that he can trust, it's just—it's a much smaller group than I would... More »

Trump's Defense of Don Jr. Meeting Puzzles Analysts

He admits it was to gather information on Clinton

(Newser) - President Trump defended Donald Trump Jr.'s controversial 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer Sunday—but he did so in a way that left analysts as puzzled as ever. Trump tweeted that stories he was concerned about a meeting his "wonderful son" had in Trump Tower were a... More »

Trump's Worry: That Jr. Accidentally Broke Law

Sources say worry for son has been driving stepped-up rhetoric against Mueller

(Newser) - If President Trump has seemed to step up the rhetoric against Robert Mueller's investigation lately, sources say it's because he's worried the inquiry could hit close to home: Specifically, his son, Don Jr., reports the Washington Post . The president is worried that his son might have exposure... More »

Trump Jr.: Democratic Platform 'Awfully Similar' to Nazi Party

He says people have been misled by leftist academics

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr. is taking flak for comparing the platform of the Democratic Party to that of the Nazis in the 1930s—and he wonders what all the fuss is about. It started with an interview Thursday, in which the president's son told the One America News Network that... More »

Small World: Trump Jr. and Mueller at Same Airport Gate

Photo catches them both at DC airport

(Newser) - The AP doesn't have the photo, so we can't show it to you here, but it's worth a click over to Politico to check it out. It captures none other than Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr. waiting at the same gate Friday morning at Reagan National... More »

Report: Cohen Says Trump Knew About Infamous Meeting

Trump allegedly approved Trump Tower meeting with Russians

(Newser) - Michael Cohen has some bombshell news about the Trump family's pre-election contacts with Russians and he's willing to talk to Robert Mueller about it, CNN reports, citing "sources with knowledge." The sources say Trump, despite his repeated denials, knew in advance about a June 2016 meeting... More »

New York Attorney General: Trump Foundation Is a Sham

Barbara Underwood sues to shut it down, prevent Trumps from leading other charities

(Newser) - New York's new attorney general came down hard on President Trump, the foundation that bears his name, and his three eldest children on Thursday. Barbara Underwood sued all of the above, alleging that the Donald J. Trump Foundation hasn't functioned as the charity it was set up to... More »

Roseanne's Retweets Clash With Her Apology

She's sharing words of support after saying people shouldn't defend her

(Newser) - Roseanne Barr's quick return to Twitter was full of apologies for a racist tweet. But Barr, who told Twitter followers not to defend her after ABC canceled her hit show and talent agency ICM Partners severed ties, has now taken to retweeting users coming to her defense, reports CNBC... More »

Big Dump: 2.5K Pages About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

Senate Judiciary Committee released testimony, exhibits Wednesday morning

(Newser) - "These materials, taken in their entirety, provide the most complete public picture of the events surrounding the meeting to date," said Sen. Chuck Grassley in a statement Wednesday morning, per the BBC . Their entirety is a substantial one: The Senate Judiciary Committee released 2,500 pages of testimony... More »

Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Admits: 'I Am an Informant'

Natalia Veselnitskaya's ties to Russian government official go against previous denials

(Newser) - The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. has long said she's nothing more than a private attorney who's not linked to the Kremlin—but she's now adding a new self-descriptor. "I am a lawyer, and I am an informant," Natalia Veselnitskaya said in... More »

Ivana: Trump Doesn't Need to Run for Re-Election

He should 'just go and play golf and enjoy his fortune'

(Newser) - Ivana Trump says President Trump should do something with presidential terms that he didn't do with wives: stick with just one. In a wide-ranging interview with Page Six , the president's first wife says she doesn't think "it's necessary" for her ex-husband to run for re-election... More »

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