Donald Trump Jr., son of the former US president

The eldest son of the former president of the United States, Donald Trump, has been heard by the House of Representatives committee investigating the Capitol invasion, two sources linked to the process revealed on Wednesday to the Associated Press (AP).

Donald Trump Jr. held this Tuesday the meeting with the committee responsible for investigating the attack on the US Congress, which took place on January 6, 2021, when supporters of the former US president tried to prevent the confirmation of the election of the current President, Joe Biden.

Two sources connected to the case, who spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed to the AP the meeting of Trump Jr., who is one of the nearly 1,000 witnesses the investigative commission has questioned to establish the facts of the biggest incident against the Capitol in more than 10 years. of two centuries.

Trump Jr. is the former president’s second son to speak with the investigation commission, after his sister, Ivanka Trump, was questioned for eight hours in early April, as well as her husband, Jared Kushner.

Trump’s eldest son has already appeared in other congressional investigations, testifying at least three times in House and Senate investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

The House of Representatives committee has been reaching out to the closest circle of family members and political advisers to the Republican tycoon.

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