On Wednesday, the United States President Donald Trump’s son Donald Trump Junior was summoned to convey before the Senate Intelligence Committee as a part of the investigation process into Russian Election Meddling, reported the US media.
First it was termed as legal summon, which was issued by Congress to a member of the US President’s family to force testimony in the ongoing probe and comes after Special Counsel Robert Mueller has refused to accused Donald Trump’s 2016 Election Campaign of criminal conspiracy to plot with Russia.
The unexpected summons was issued by Republican-led Committee, opened a new source of strain between White House and Congress fighting the pressure of legislature on several points.
It came a day after Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has announced “case closed” for the Russia probe.
The 41-year-old Doanld Trump Junior has professed voluntarily in private for the committee. He was peppered with questions about on June 9, 2016 meeting in Trump Tower in New York, which he along with other senior Trump campaign officials had with a lawyer from Russia, offered dirt on Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
He was further interrogated about direct communications that he had with the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, was leaked harmed communications and documents stolen by Russia from Ms. Clinton’s campaign.
However, Committee sources wouldn’t confirm the summon or what they would discuss with President Trump’s eldest son, who runs Trump Organisation, which is the family’s real estate kingdom and assisting his father’s re-election campaign.
Referring to a person close to Junior Trump, the Wall Street Journal claims that he had asked to reply in written from the committee and planned to fight the summon that demands him testify in person.