Dem lawmaker: Trump Jr. lied to Congress on two occasions

Rep. Jackie SpeierKaren (Jackie) Lorraine Jacqueline SpeierLawmakers offer bipartisan resolution highlighting sexual assault prevention Democrats put harassment allegations against Trump on back burner Speaker in waiting? Rapid rise of Hakeem Jeffries fuels talk MORE (D-Calif.), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, told CNN Friday she believes Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpRep. Gaetz to Cher: 'I got you, babe' Conservatives celebrate as Cher questions California sanctuary policy Trump escalates Omar controversy MORE lied to the committee on at least two occasions, which would constitute a felony.

“I don’t really want to go into it at this point, but I think there’s at least two occasions where he lied to the committee,” she said when asked what the lies were regarding.

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“In part, it is somewhat related to documents that we never were able to subpoena because the Republicans were really the puppets of the president in terms of trying to protect him and not being the independent investigative authority that we should have been looking at the issue,” Speier added.

Trump could face up to five years in prison if he lied in his testimony to the committee.

Speier said she would definitely want Trump and Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerKushner says Middle East peace plan won't be released before June Oversight Republicans to chairman: Investigate Obama aides The Hill's 12:30 Report: GOP wants Trump to keep them in the loop MORE, President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report DOJ plans to release 'lightly redacted' version of Mueller report Thursday: WaPo Nadler accuses Barr of 'unprecedented steps' to 'spin' Mueller report MORE's senior adviser and son-in-law, to reappear before the committee. 

“I think they will be subpoenaed if they don’t come voluntarily and we will certainly subpoena their records,” she said. 

The comments come after it was revealed Michael Cohen, President Trump's former attorney and fixer, lied to the House Intelligence Committee about his contacts with Russians surrounding the Trump Tower Moscow project.

"When you swear under oath, my expectation is that you're going to tell the truth. That's the one time and place that you're going to tell the truth. There have been a number of people that we have interviewed that have absolutely lied to us. And you cannot lie to Congress, that is a felony, and I think what needs to happen is they need to be prosecuted," Speier said.

Democrats will take control of the committee in January, giving incoming Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHouse Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report Dems attack Barr's credibility after report of White House briefings on Mueller findings Congress won't get Mueller report until after Barr press conference MORE (D-Calif.) subpoena power and the ability to revive the committee’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in 2016, which Republicans shut down earlier this year.