WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on transcripts of testimony to Senate panel about 2016 Trump Tower meeting (all times local):
Donald Trump Jr. says he was “candid and forthright” in answering questions by the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Russia investigation.
The panel has released more than 1,800 pages of transcripts of interviews with Trump Jr. and others who attended a June 9, 2016, meeting with a Russia lawyer. According to emails, Trump Jr. was promised dirt about Trump’s opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton.
In a statement Wednesday, Trump Jr. says “The public can now see that for over five hours I answered every question asked and was candid and forthright with the committee.”
Trump Jr. thanked the members of the committee for “their courtesy and professionalism.”
Donald Trump Jr. says he received direct messages via Twitter from WikiLeaks asking if he would leak his father’s tax return.
That’s according to transcripts of his interview last year with the Senate Judiciary Committee released on Wednesday.
Trump Jr. says he never communicated with Julian Assange, the head of WikiLeaks. He described the person who contacted him via Twitter as “a lady…
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