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 SchultzFlorida Democrat introduces bill to recognize Puerto Rico statehood referendum Five things to watch at the Democratic National Convention Michelle Obama wishes Barack a happy birthday: 'My favorite guy' 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 ClintonBloomberg rolls out M ad buy to boost Biden in Florida Hillicon Valley: Productivity, fatigue, cybersecurity emerge as top concerns amid pandemic | Facebook critics launch alternative oversight board | Google to temporarily bar election ads after polls close Trump pledges to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, designate KKK a terrorist group in pitch to Black voters MORE over Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSirota reacts to report of harassment, doxing by Harris supporters Republicans not immune to the malady that hobbled Democrats The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Republicans lawmakers rebuke Trump on election 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 TrumpFederal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Former Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick 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.Don John Trump'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic requests pardon from Trump: 'Be my hero please' Zaid Jilani discusses Trump's move to cancel racial sensitivity training at federal agencies Trump International Hotel in Vancouver closes permanently 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 RohrabacherDemocrat Harley Rouda advances in California House primary Lawyers to seek asylum for Assange in France: report Rohrabacher tells Yahoo he discussed pardon with Assange for proof Russia didn't hack DNC email 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.