Senate Intelligence Committee list of interviewees expands amid Trump Jr. email controversy

Trump ignores questions from American media at press conference

Senate Intelligence Committee list of interviewees expands amid Trump Jr. email controversy

Citing two of its sources, CNN said it was Kushner's attorneys who discovered Trump Jr.'s emails about the meeting with Veselnitskata and they were going to turn that information over to the Senate Intelligence Committee, one of the congressional panels investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump earlier suggested he may have known about the meeting, saying "maybe it was mentioned at some point", but nevertheless insisted he did not know what it was about.

"I think the press made a very big deal over something that really a lot of people would do". He's a US citizen. On Tuesday, Trump Jr. tweeted out emails with British publicist Rob Goldstone that showed how the meeting was set up. "'And I said, 'Sure, I'd be willing to look at it, '" Rohrabacher recalled in an interview.

The scandal over the younger Trump's willingness to meet the lawyer has put his father's top aides in legal jeopardy, cast a pall over his efforts to remake the political agenda and may yet imperil his presidency.

Grassley, Iowa's senior Republican senator, serves as chairman of the judiciary committee - one of several committees conducting investigations into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian government to influence the 2016 presidential election.

They also request that the Justice Department disclose any conversations between the Trump White House or campaign and the Justice Department concerning the case and asks whether it was discussed during the transition or during Sessions' meetings with the Russian ambassador.

Neither Warner nor Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr have confirmed that they have or will ask Trump Jr.to testify.

Mackowiak said to expect more strategic distancing and drawn knives from this notoriously leaky, fractious administration as the multiple Russian Federation investigations ramp up. He was told the Russian government had information that could "incriminate" Clinton and her dealings with Russia.

Mr Trump Jr's lawyer, Alan Futerfas, told the Hill, a Washington DC politics news outlet, that the lobbyist had been introduced during the meeting as a friend of Ms Veselnitskaya.

The US has backed moderate anti-government rebels in the country while Russian Federation continues to support the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

"We want to give collaboration, cooperation, a chance", Gorka told CNN during an interview. "I think it's been lackadaisical enforcement, and he would be an example of that lackadaisical enforcement".

Chafing at criticism that he wants to appease the Kremlin, Trump argued that Putin sees his administration as tougher than if Clinton had been inaugurated.

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