The Senate and House Intelligence Committees have taken an interest in President Trump's personal secretary, Rhona Graff, and could possibly bring her in for questioning about a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer last year, ABC News reports.
Graff has worked at Trump Tower for nearly three decades and despite not having an official position in the administration, "she remains a point of contact for the sprawling universe of Trump associates, politicians, reporters, and others seeking Trump's time and attention, even now that he's in the White House," ABC News writes.
Graff started receiving attention from congressional investigators after being mentioned in an email thread released by Trump Jr. in a bid for transparency about his meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016. "I can also send this info to your father via Rhona, but it is ultra sensitive so wanted to send to you first," wrote publicist Rob Goldstone to Trump Jr. in the emails that set up the meeting.
"I think we should hear from every individual who is mentioned in the Don Jr. email chain to understand what was happening," said Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.). Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) added: "Since her name is in the email, people will want her to answer questions."
Congressional investigators have not yet reached out to Graff, and she has not been accused of any crimes, ABC News reports.