Trump’s lawyer has said he will be ready to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee next week.
Sen. Al Franken Alan (Al) Stuart FrankenCotton says ‘We’re going to make sure we get the facts’ on Kavanaugh Senate Democrats press Sessions on Trump impeachment MORE (D-Minn.) and other Democrats on the panel are expected to hold a hearing in coming days on the possibility of a special counsel to investigate Trump’s Russia ties.
The panel’s top Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein Dianne Emiel FeinsteinFeinstein denies reports she called Trump a ‘bully’ during hearing Democrats press on impeachment, pardon for Kavanaugh MORE (Calif.), has been reluctant to speak out against Trump.
Trump has accused her of being a witch hunt, and he’s asked if she’ll resign over it.
Feinstein’s spokesman, Brad Dayspring, declined to comment on the president’s request.
The Senate Intelligence panel is currently reviewing the evidence for Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and the possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.
The senators are also considering whether to open an inquiry into the possible obstruction of justice involving the Trump White House and special counsel Robert Mueller, a Republican.
Trump’s attorney, Jay Sekulow, is expected to appear before the panel next week to provide more details on his client’s conversations with the president.
“The Senate is in the midst of an investigation into the Trump administration’s alleged efforts to impede the investigation into Russia’s election interference, and I expect that it will produce significant new information,” Sekulaw said in a statement on Monday.