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The House Intelligence Committee is reportedly gearing up to interview Donald Trump Jr.

President Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., has reportedly agreed to testify before the House Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session scheduled for Dec. 6, CNN has learned. Trump Jr. is at the heart of investigations probing the involvement between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election due to his decision to meet with a Russian operative about "dirt" on Hillary Clinton in June of last year. Trump Jr., it was also revealed, corresponded with WikiLeaks during the campaign, a fact that will almost certainly come up at the testimony.

Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) told CNN that his committee is also planning to interview Trump Jr. at some point in December. The Senate Judiciary Committee met with Trump Jr. in September, but some Democrats have demanded he appear publicly to answer questions from the senators as well.

The House Intelligence Committee is additionally expected to interview Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Blackwater founder Erik Prince in the coming days as part of their ongoing investigation.