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Trump aides and son to testify in Senate about Russian Federation

According to the sources interviewed by the paper, Trump made the decision to scrap the CIA program almost a month ago, “after an Oval Office meeting with CIA Director Mike Pompeo and national security adviser H.R. McMaster ahead of a July 7 meeting in Germany with Russian President Vladimir Putin”.The June 2016 meeting so far appears to be the most solid link between Russian Federation and high-level members of the Trump campaign.Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are scheduled to testify next week before a Senate panel.Both men attended a controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer previous year in which they were expecting to receive dirt from Moscow on Donald Trump’s 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton.The issue has overshadowed Trump’s tenure in office and irritated the president, who told the New York Times on Wednesday that he would not have appointed ally and former senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general if he had known Sessions would recuse himself from oversight of the Russian Federation probe.The Trump family and associates’ meeting with a Russian government-associated lawyer can’t be swept under the rug.Trump Jr.is now at the center of controversy surrounding whether his father’s campaign had colluded with Russian officials to influence the 2016 presidential election.The act is what led Russian President Vladimir Putin to ban USA adoptions of Russian children.California Rep. Adam Schiff says the committee is asking them for “testimony and documents”. “No, it wasn’t mentioned”, Peskov said, answering a question on whether Dima Yakovlev’s Law, that prohibits the adoption of Russian children by U.S. citizens, could be cancelled.Meanwhile, there are numerous committees on Capitol Hill that have been looking into possible Russian influences on the election.Given the poor state of relations between Washington and Moscow and the controversy surrounding Russia’s efforts to interfere with the U.S. presidential campaign, each and every encounter between Mr Putin and Mr Trump is bound to be carefully scrutinised.”It is mighty expensive to get investigated these days”, said Jeffress, who represented I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby during an investigation into a leak that revealed the name of Central Intelligence Agency agent Valerie Plame. He said he does not want to risk being seen shaking hands with someone.Warner says that for Trump Jr., “he’s got no security clearances that I am aware of, so he should be able to testify in public”.”How do you take a job and then recuse yourself?” “Which is interesting because it was a part of the conversation that Don had in that meeting”.On Wednesday, Veselnitskaya told Russia’s RT television channel she would also be willing to testify before the Senate on the matter.