Warren: 'No one is above the law, not even' Trump's son

Warren: 'No one is above the law, not even' Trump's son

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenOvernight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — ObamaCare premiums dropping for 2020 | Warren, Buttigieg shift stances on 'Medicare for All' | Drug companies spend big on lobbying Mellman: Trumping peace and prosperity On The Money: Waters clashes with Trump officials over 'disastrous' housing finance plan | Dems jump into Trump turf war over student loans | House passes bill targeting anonymous shell companies MORE (D-Mass.) said Monday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham to introduce resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry Support for impeachment inches up in poll Fox News's Bret Baier calls Trump's attacks on media 'a problem' MORE's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTransgender cyclist responds to Trump Jr. criticizing her women's world championship win Trump says he doesn't want NYT in the White House Romney earns rants and raves for secret Twitter name MORE, must be held accountable regarding a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena for his testimony. 

"No one is above the law," Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, told reporters during a campaign stop in Pennsylvania. "Not even the son of the president of the United States."

Warren's campaign did not immediately respond to a request for further comment from the senator.

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The comments appeared to reference the subpoena the GOP-led Senate Intelligence Committee issued Trump Jr. last week. Reuters reported that senators on the panel are hoping to question Trump Jr. about testimony he gave to the Senate Judiciary Committee in September 2017 as part of its own probe into Russia's election interference. 

That particular testimony came under scrutiny after Trump's former lawyer, Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenTrump offers condolences on frequent foe Cummings: 'Very hard, if not impossible, to replace' Elijah Cummings, Democratic chairman and powerful Trump critic, dies at 68 Schiff says committees will eventually make impeachment inquiry transcripts public MORE, testified before Congress in February that Trump Jr. was actively involved in talks to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.

According to a transcript released by the Judiciary committee, Trump Jr. said he was “peripherally aware” of plans to expand his father’s businesses into Russia. 

The move to subpoena Trump Jr. was met with criticism from Trump and multiple GOP lawmakers, with some pointing to the testimony Trump Jr. has already given. 

Trump Jr. also privately testified before the House and Senate Intelligence panels in December 2017. Neither committee has released a transcript of his closed-door appearances.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGraham to introduce resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry Overnight Defense: Trump's Syria envoy wasn't consulted on withdrawal | McConnell offers resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria | Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations Partisan squabbles endanger congressional response to Trump's course on Syria MORE (R-S.C.) said Monday that Trump Jr. should comply with subpoena but refuse to answer the panel's questions. 

“You just show up and plead the Fifth and it’s over with,” Graham told reporters, referring to the amendment that protects citizens from self-incrimination, according to The Washington Post

The Senate Intelligence Committee, chaired by GOP Sen. Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrOvernight Defense: Trump's Syria envoy wasn't consulted on withdrawal | McConnell offers resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria | Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations McConnell introduces resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria decision Ex-CIA agent: Whistleblower's complaint 'should be considered on its merits' MORE (N.C.), has been conducting an investigation into Russian interference for more than two years. Burr reportedly told colleagues at a GOP caucus luncheon last week that Trump Jr. had agreed to be interviewed again before backing out. 

Sen. Mark Warner (Va.), the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, said last week that the panel has been clear that it reserves the “right to bring witnesses back if we have additional questions or there’s inconsistencies.” He did not comment on why the subpoena was issued.