Nadler says Ivanka Trump, others could 'quite conceivably' become part of House probe

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Monday that Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpBiden praises Buttigieg for criticizing GOP attacks: 'That's a good man' Buttigieg knocks Trump as a 'walking conflict of interest' Stephen Miller defends Trump, accuses Democrats of 'witch hunt part two' MORE and other associates of the president could "quite conceivably" hear from his committee, despite being left off an initial round of document requests.

"I’m not going to answer why any particular person is or isn’t on it. We think that anybody on it has information of use to the committee in establishing things," Nadler said on CNN's "OutFront."

Nadler said the 81 people and entities identified in a list released earlier in the day had previously provided information to the special counsel's office, the Southern District of New York or other officials.

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While the list included Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpWHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Louisiana's Democratic governor forced into runoff MORE, Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report — Arrest of Giuliani associates triggers many questions Trump bashes Biden at Minnesota rally, asks 'Where's Hunter?' 'Off-script' Trump rails against impeachment, Democrats at feisty rally MORE and Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerButtigieg knocks Trump as a 'walking conflict of interest' Biden's weak response to Trump is a lesson for Democratic candidates Mark Hamill zings Ivanka Trump for 'Star Wars' tweet MORE, it did not include the president's daughter and senior adviser.

"She’s not on the initial list. That’s all we can say," Nadler said.

He added that there are going to be more document requests and that "there may or may not be more people."

Asked if Ivanka Trump could be added to the list in the future, Nadler said, "quite conceivably."

Nadler on Monday issued the first round of document requests as part of a sweeping investigation into President TrumpDonald John TrumpWHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Trump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage MORE's campaign, business and administration. The investigation will focus on three key areas, Nadler said: obstruction of justice, public corruption and abuses of power.

Trump, who over the weekend railed against Democratic oversight efforts, said Monday that he cooperates "all the time with everybody," when asked if he would comply with Nadler's requests. He went on to decry the investigation as a "hoax."

Nadler defended his committee's actions, arguing it's part of the panel's constitutional duty to conduct oversight. 

"We’re simply exercising our oversight jurisdiction, and he doesn’t understand it, or he’s not willing to concede to Congress that we have an oversight jurisdiction," Nadler said. 

He reiterated that he believes Congress is still "far from" impeachment proceedings. Nadler would oversee such proceedings as chairman of the Judiciary Committee.