Of Course Trump Jr. and Manafort Resist Public Testimony

Of Course Trump Jr. and Manafort Resist Public Testimony


“Have agreed to negotiate to provide the committee with documents and be interviewed…” What? The Senate Judiciary Committee is wrangling with Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort over public testimony.  That public testimony was though to be possibly happneing next week.  BUt now, there are stories emerging that Manafort and Don Jr. will only meet with the committee next week to “negotiate” any future appearance.

Trump Jr. and Manafort are avoiding being subpoenaed because they have agreed to cooperate with the Senate Judiciary Committee. The committee is due to meet next on Wednesday. 

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Lauren Victoria Burke
Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created Crewof42.com, a blog that covers the work of African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke has also been a staffer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Director of Communications for Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). She has had a very diverse career in politics and media and appears weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and Up with Steve Kornacki on MSNBC. She is also a contributing writer for NBCNews.com and TheRoot.com Ms. Burke was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up on Long Island. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail: LBurke007@gmail.com. Instagram: LVB325.