Jan 24, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Senate Dems want to share Don Jr. transcripts with Mueller

Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Sheldon Whitehouse, two Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, asked the committee's chairman, Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, to share transcripts of their interviews with witnesses in the Russia probe with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Politico reports. One of the transcripts they want to provide Mueller is from the committee's interview with Donald Trump Jr.

Why it matters, via Politico: "The request ... reflected the partisan tension in a judiciary committee whose investigation has for months been splintered along party lines." Blumenthal said the transcript could be "explosive," per Politico.

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