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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 SchultzHouse Intel votes to release Russia transcripts Live coverage: Senate Judiciary to vote on Kavanaugh confirmation Dems urge Mattis to reject using 0M for border wall 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 ClintonHillary Clinton on if Bill should’ve resigned over Lewinsky scandal: ‘Absolutely not’ Electoral battle for Hispanics intensifies in Florida Trump adds campaign stops for Senate candidates in Montana, Arizona, Nevada MORE over Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSenators pledge action on Saudi journalist’s disappearance Senators concerned as Trump official disputes UN climate change warning Jake Tapper hits Trump over 'Medicare for all' op-ed: ‘It’s only an hourlong show, we can’t get into every lie’ 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 TrumpTrump: 'I don't trust everybody in the White House' JPMorgan CEO withdraws from Saudi conference Trump defends family separations at border 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 TrumpCollusion judgment looms for key Senate panel Donald Trump Jr. emerges as GOP fundraising force MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: I told Jeb Bush 'he should have punched' Trump 'in the face' 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 RohrabacherVulnerable Republicans throw ‘Hail Mary’ on pre-existing conditions Poll: Dems lead in 5 critical California House seats Overnight Health Care — Presented By National Partnership for Women & Families — Senate sends opioid package to Trump's desk | Drug companies fear Dem Congress | Premiums for employer plans rise 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.