Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday met with the Senate Intelligence Committee for a closed-door interview that lasted just over nine hours.
The committee is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as well as possible collusion between Moscow and Trump campaign officials.
The president’s eldest son became a central figure in the various probes of Russian meddling —including the federal probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller — in part because of his participation in a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer who he believed had incriminating information on then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Trump Jr.’s evolving explanations for meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya have fueled further scrutiny from panels investigating the matter.
He initially claimed that the two discussed the adoption of Russian babies and nothing campaign-related. It was later revealed through emails that Trump Jr. was meeting the lawyer for dirt on Clinton. (Read more from “Senate Intel Committee Grills Trump Jr. For 9 Hours” HERE)