Trump Jr refused to discuss talks he had with father, Russia investigator says

Adam Schiff, top Democrat on House intelligence committee, says younger Trump cited attorney-client privilege in Wednesday meeting with lawmakers

Donald Trump Jr refused to discuss with lawmakers conversations he had with his father regarding a controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting after emails detailing the meeting had become public, according to the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee.

Trump Jr spoke to the committee behind closed doors on Wednesday as part of its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. He said he did not tell the president about the meeting between Trump campaign officials and Russians when it happened and he declined to elaborate on what he ultimately told him after the meeting became public.

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