House Dems to subpoena Donald Trump, Jr. first in Russia investigation

House Dems to subpoena Donald Trump, Jr. first in Russia investigation
Jackie Speier (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Robert Mueller hasn’t wasted enough time or taxpayers money on this fool’s errand. The newly empowered House Democrats will spend the next two years on charades like this.]

House Democrats probing allegations that the Trump presidential campaign worked with Russian operatives to win the 2016 election plan to issue their first subpoena to Donald Trump Jr., according to a top lawmaker.

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., a key member of the House Intelligence Committee, asked Tuesday night about whom would be served first by the panel as it reopens the investigation, said, “Donald Trump Jr.”

Democrats on the panel, headed by Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., have long questioned a report written by the previous GOP majority on the affair and believe that those who testified in private, including the president’s son, were not forthcoming.

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“There are a number of persons that testified before the committee that I feel were not telling the truth,” said Speier, addressing the Women’s National Democratic Club in Washington.

Trump critics and special counsel Robert Mueller have focused on a 2016 meeting in New York’s Trump Tower, the president’s campaign and business headquarters, between Donald Trump Jr. and others including a Russian linked lawyer.

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