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Trump Jr., Manafort, Trump campaign hand over thousands of documents in Russia probe

Earlier this month, the Trump campaign, Donald Trump Jr., and Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort gave the Senate Judiciary Committee thousands of pages of documents as part of the panel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, committee spokesman George Hartmann told Bloomberg on Tuesday.

The committee requested all documents regarding any attempt to gain information on Hillary Clinton from the Russian government, including material having to do with the meeting Trump Jr., Manafort, and President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016. The Trump associates were told to start handing over the information by Aug. 2, and that's when the Trump campaign sent over 20,000 pages of documents and Manafort handed over 400 pages, including his foreign-advocacy filing.

Trump Jr. handed over 250 pages on Aug. 4. Last week, ranking committee member Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said public hearings may be held next month with Trump Jr. and Manafort, Bloomberg reports.