Ted Cruz: There's no need for another subpoena for Donald Trump Jr.

Ted Cruz: There's no need for another subpoena for Donald Trump Jr.
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Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzGOP senator introduces bill to hold online platforms liable for political bias GOP lawmaker delays House for second week GOP lawmaker delays House for second week MORE (R-Texas) is joining colleagues such as Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulOvernight Defense: Shanahan exit shocks Washington | Pentagon left rudderless | Lawmakers want answers on Mideast troop deployment | Senate could vote on Saudi arms deal this week | Pompeo says Trump doesn't want war with Iran Senators demand Trump explain decision to deploy troops amid Iran tensions Senators demand Trump explain decision to deploy troops amid Iran tensions MORE (R-Ky.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyCongressional leaders, White House officials to meet Wednesday on spending Congressional leaders, White House officials to meet Wednesday on spending The Congressional Award — a beacon of hope  MORE (R-Calif.) in saying Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump Jr. mocks Biden for saying he plans to cure cancer as president: 'Why the hell didn't you do that' before? Trump Jr. mocks Biden for saying he plans to cure cancer as president: 'Why the hell didn't you do that' before? Webb: President Trump is right MORE should not have to submit to another round of testimony on Capitol Hill. 

“The Russia investigation is over. After 2 years of Dem & media hysteria, after millions of dollars, after 2800 subpoenas, the Mueller Report found NO collusion,” Cruz tweeted Thursday. “There’s no need for another subpoena for @DonaldJTrumpJr It’s time to move on & focus on issues Americans care about.”  

Trump Jr. was subpoenaed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Sen. John CornynJohn CornynWillie Nelson on supporting O'Rourke: 'Anything he wants to do, I'm with Beto' Willie Nelson on supporting O'Rourke: 'Anything he wants to do, I'm with Beto' Koch political arm endorses Colorado Sen. Gardner MORE (R-Texas), a member of the Senate GOP leadership team, warned earlier that the committee, one of the most bipartisan panels on Capitol Hill, risked becoming embroiled in politics. 

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"At some point this is not about finding facts, this smacks of politics and I think we have an important job to do to try to keep the Intelligence Committee out of politics and just keep ourselves focused on our mission, which is oversight of the Intelligence Community," he said. 

Sen. Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisKoch political arm endorses Colorado Sen. Gardner Koch political arm endorses Colorado Sen. Gardner Overnight Defense: US to send 1K more troops to Mideast amid Iran tensions | Iran threatens to break limit on uranium production in 10 days | US accuses Iran of 'nuclear blackmail' | Details on key defense bill amendments MORE (R-N.C.), the home-state colleague of Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrDemocrats detail new strategy to pressure McConnell on election security bills Democrats detail new strategy to pressure McConnell on election security bills Ex-state senator in North Carolina enters race against Tillis MORE (R-N.C.), appeared to criticize the subpoena Thursday morning.

“I agree with Leader McConnell: this case is closed. The Mueller Report cleared @DonaldJTrumpJr and he’s already spent 27 hours testifying before Congress. Dems have made it clear this is all about politics. It’s time to move on & start focusing on issues that matter to Americans,” Tillis wrote in a tweet that cited a media report on the Intelligence Committee’s subpoena. 

Paul and McCarthy spoke out Wednesday afternoon against further investigation of possible collusion between President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senator introduces bill to hold online platforms liable for political bias Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally MORE’s 2016 campaign and Russian officials. 

Paul noted that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOvernight Defense: Shanahan exit shocks Washington | Pentagon left rudderless | Lawmakers want answers on Mideast troop deployment | Senate could vote on Saudi arms deal this week | Pompeo says Trump doesn't want war with Iran Senators reach .5B deal on Trump's emergency border request Senators reach .5B deal on Trump's emergency border request MORE (R-Ky.) has called on Congress to move on, declaring the matter: “case closed.” 

“Apparently the Republican chair of the Senate Intel Committee didn’t get the memo from the Majority Leader that this case was closed,” Paul tweeted Wednesday, citing a media report on Burr’s subpoena. 

Burr, who won his third Senate term in 2016, has said he will not seek reelection in 2022.