Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about discussions with fath
Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about discussions with father about Trump Tower meeting
BY OLIVIA BEAVERS – 12/06/17 06:59 PM EST
Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday declined to tell the House Intelligence Committee details about his conversation with President Trump regarding his meeting with a Russian lawyer, citing client privilege, according to the committee’s top Democrat.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is challenging Trump Jr.’s reasoning, saying Trump Jr. cannot apply attorney-client privilege and “shield” lawmakers from this conversation between father and son just because an attorney was present in the room.
“He acknowledged having discussed the June 9 meeting and the emails that went into establishing that meeting after those emails became public,” Schiff said Wednesday following a closed-door meeting with Trump Jr.bobthedrummer likes this
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