Top Dem lawmaker pushing committee for closed-door debrief with Trump’s interpreter

 
 
Rep. Brad ShermanBradley (Brad) James ShermanTop Dem lawmaker pushing committee for closed-door debrief with Trump’s interpreter Ex-Capitol Hill aide shares political lessons from soccer NRATV host warns Trump will be impeached if GOP loses House MORE (D-Calif.) joins other Democrats in pressing for information from the interpreter who participated in a two hour private meeting between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin. 
 
Sherman, the ranking member on the Asia & the Pacific Foreign Affairs Subcommittee, told Hill.TV that he hasn’t spoken to Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed RoyceEdward (Ed) Randall RoyceSteyer group launching 0,000 digital ad campaign targeting millennials It’s possible to protect national security without jeopardizing the economy Dems seek GOP wipeout in California MORE (R-Calif.) about scheduling a debrief, “but I will.” 
 
Several Democrats, including Rep. Joe KennedyJoseph (Joe) Patrick KennedySenate Intel chief slams ex-CIA director for timing of claims about Trump-Russia ties Top Dem lawmaker pushing committee for closed-door debrief with Trump’s interpreter Dem rep knocks Trump’s credibility: ‘Would' versus 'wouldn't' is a ‘pretty big deal’ MORE (D-Mass.), Rep. Bill PascrellWilliam (Bill) James PascrellDem: Trump revoking Brennan's security clearance is 'Moscow politics' Markey: We know more about Trump's talks with Cohen than with Putin House votes to repeal ObamaCare medical device tax MORE (D-N.J.) and Sen. Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenBusinesses fear blowback from Russia sanctions bill Hillicon Valley: Trump officials deliver show of force on election security | Apple hits trillion | How fake Facebook groups manipulated real activists | Senate group seeks new Russia sanctions Senators introduce bill to slap 'crushing' new sanctions on Russia MORE (D-N.H.), have called for hearings with the interpreter to get a debrief of what happened between the two world leaders on Monday in Helsinki. 
 
“I think it should be the Foreign Affairs Committee … in closed session,” Sherman told Hill.TV when asked if Trump’s translator should testify on Capitol Hill. 
 
- Molly K. Hooper