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Trump Jr. slams Republican committee chairman: 'Too weak to stand up to the Democrats'

Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpTrump Jr. shares edited video showing father knocking Biden down with golf ball Trump: 'I can't imagine' any Republican would beat me in 2024 primary if I run Trump Jr.: There are 'plenty' of GOP incumbents who should be challenged MORE slammed Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrBipartisan Senate group announces support for ban on big cat ownership Senate confirms SEC chief Gensler to full five-year term A proposal to tackle congressional inside trading: Invest in the US MORE (R-N.C.) Thursday for demanding that he testify on Capitol Hill.

"You have one Republican who's too weak to stand up to the Democrats," Trump Jr. told "Fox and Friends," before clarifying he was talking about Burr.

"That was a pretty, actually, bipartisan committee when I initially went in there. But the second two of them began running for the presidency against my father, that all changed."

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Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisSenate confirms Gupta nomination in tight vote Earth Day 2021: New directions for US climate policy rhetoric Biden says Chauvin verdict is step forward in fight against racial injustice MORE (D-Calif.) and Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetBipartisan group of senators holds immigration talks amid border surge Overnight Energy: Biden reportedly will pledge to halve US emissions by 2030 | Ocasio-Cortez, Markey reintroduce Green New Deal resolution Democrats get good news from IRS MORE (D-Colo.), who are both 2020 Democratic candidates, serve on the committee.

"The Democrats want an opportunity to try to attack me," Trump Jr. added.

President TrumpDonald TrumpUS gives examples of possible sanctions relief to Iran GOP lawmaker demands review over FBI saying baseball shooting was 'suicide by cop' House passes bill aimed at stopping future Trump travel ban MORE's eldest son agreed last week to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee for a second round of questions after receiving a subpoena from Burr.

Questions about the Trump Tower project in Moscow and the June 2016 meeting between Trump campaign officials and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya are reportedly fair game.

Several of President Trump's staunchest allies criticized Burr for subpoenaing Trump Jr., saying it was unnecessary after special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE failed to find evidence of collusion between the president's 2016 campaign and Russia.

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamBipartisan group of senators holds immigration talks amid border surge Senate GOP keeps symbolic earmark ban Overnight Energy: Biden reportedly will pledge to halve US emissions by 2030 | Ocasio-Cortez, Markey reintroduce Green New Deal resolution MORE (R-S.C.) took the highly unusual step of urging the president’s son to ignore his colleague’s subpoena.