Feinstein expects public hearing with Donald Trump Jr. 'come hell or high water'

Feinstein expects public hearing with Donald Trump Jr. 'come hell or high water'
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Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinKavanaugh paper chase heats up Kavanaugh gets questionnaires for confirmation hearing Senate Dems tell Trump: Don't meet with Putin one-on-one MORE (D-Calif.) says she believes Donald Trump Jr. will take part in a public hearing in the future.

During an interview with CNN on Monday, Feinstein — the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee — was asked if she thinks Trump Jr. will return to the Senate for a hearing regarding a meeting he took last year with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information on then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDHS secretary: No sign Russia targeting midterm elections at 2016 level Twitter suspends Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks accounts after indictments Elon Musk donated nearly K to Republican PAC, filings show MORE.

"I do," she said. "Come hell or high water."

Earlier this month, Trump Jr. gave an interview to Senate judiciary staff behind closed doors. 

In a statement released following the meeting, he said he thinks the interview he gave "satisfied" investigator's inquiry into the 2016 meeting he took with a Russia lawyer.

“I answered every question posed by the committee related to this topic as well as all of their questions on other topics, until both sides had exhausted their line of questioning,” he said.

“I trust this interview fully satisfied their inquiry,” Trump Jr. added.

Other committee Democrats signaled following the meeting that they were not yet done with President TrumpDonald John TrumpReporters defend CNN's Acosta after White House says he 'disrespected' Trump with question Security costs of Trump visit to Scotland sparks outrage among Scottish citizens Ex-CIA officer: Prosecution of Russians indicted for DNC hack 'ain't ever going to happen' MORE's eldest son.