House Intel to interview Wasserman Schultz, Goldstone: report

House Intel to interview Wasserman Schultz, Goldstone: report
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The House Intelligence Committee is set to interview Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzDeborah (Debbie) Wasserman SchultzDems rail against Trump after global warming tweet Wasserman Schultz: Haitian community stronger and wiser than 'Trump will ever be' McCutcheon: Clinton's alleged 'collusion' is the real threat to democracy MORE (D-Fla.) and British publicist Rob Goldstone on Monday as part of its ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, CNN reported.

Wasserman Schultz resigned as head of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in July 2016 after leaked emails showed party officials appeared to favor Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) MORE over Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersMellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) Former Sanders campaign manager: Don't expect email list to be shared with DNC Adult film star: Trump and Stormy Daniels invited me to 'hang out' MORE (I-Vt.).

Wasserman Schultz has also denied knowing about an arrangement for the DNC to help fund an unverified dossier containing salacious allegations about President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE. Clinton’s campaign and the DNC reportedly paid millions to a law firm involved in the compilation of the dossier.

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Goldstone was expected to speak with the committee after he said he wanted to “explain what happened.”

The publicist became a central figure in the Russia probe after it was revealed that he had helped set up a meeting in 2016 between Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony House Intel Dem: Bannon asserted ‘very novel’ definition of executive privilege during testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members MORE and a Russian lawyer who had promised damaging material on Clinton.

Goldstone has said the Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, pulled a “classic bait-and-switch,” promising information on Clinton when in fact she wanted to discuss sanctions against Russia.

The committee is also expected to speak with Rep. Dana RohrabacherDana Tyrone RohrabacherGOP angst over midterms grows Sessions under fire from all sides GOP lawmaker confronts CNN host in heated interview over Mueller probe MORE (R-Calif.), Trump’s personal assistant and a Russian-American businessman later in the week, CNN reported.

The House Intelligence Committee is one of multiple congressional committees leading investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Special counsel Robert Mueller is leading a criminal investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.