behind closed doors
Donald Trump Jr. is set to testify again before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed door hearing on Wednesday, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.
It was an arduous process to get Trump Jr. to reappear before the committee after he provided previous testimony back in 2017. While he initially did volunteer to come in on his own, he eventually backed out of the agreement, which led the committee to issue a subpoena. The committee chair, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), would not back down, despite protestations from his own party members, who accused him of aiding Democrats even after Special Counsel Robert Mueller completed his investigation into 2016 Russian election interference and the Trump campaign's conduct surrounding the meddling.
Trump Jr. reportedly agreed to testify for anywhere between two and four hours and will even answer questions about a meeting that took place at Trump Tower in 2016 in which Russian attorney promised to provide negative information on Hillary Clinton, President Trump's election opponent at the time, as well as the Trump Tower Moscow project. The latter subject had appeared to be sticking points when the hearing was initially being discussed. Read more at CNN.