Trump Jr.: If 'weaker' Republicans only call for certain witnesses, 'they don't deserve to be in office'

Trump Jr.: If 'weaker' Republicans only call for certain witnesses, 'they don't deserve to be in office'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpFed saw risks to US economy fading before coronavirus spread quickened Pro-Trump super PAC hits Biden with new Spanish-language ad in Nevada Britain announces immigration policy barring unskilled migrants MORE’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr. said Sunday that “weaker” Senate Republicans should go on record about whether they are only willing to hear from witnesses requested by Democrats in President Trump’s impeachment trial.

“The, let’s call it weaker Republicans … make a vote on it, if some of those guys don’t want to hear from the witnesses we’d want to hear from but will hear from the others, I want to know about it, because they don’t deserve to be in office,” Trump Jr. said Sunday on “Sunday Morning Futures.”

“Hearing from everyone is totally fair. That’s not what we’ve heard so far while the Democrats have controlled the process,” he added.

Numerous Senate Republicans have said that if witnesses are called in the trial, the witness list should include both those requested by Democrats, who include Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoPompeo condemns China's expulsion of WSJ journalists Wall Street Journal 'deeply disappointed' by China's expulsion of journalists China expels three Wall Street Journal reporters MORE and former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonOvernight Defense: Dem senator met with Iranian foreign minister | Meeting draws criticism from right | Lawmakers push back at Pentagon funding for wall We should listen to John Bolton The Hill's Morning Report - Sanders on the rise as Nevada debate looms MORE, and those requested by Republicans, including former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden leads Sanders by single digits in South Carolina: poll Pro-Trump super PAC hits Biden with new Spanish-language ad in Nevada Biden will go after Bloomberg, Sanders at Las Vegas debate, aides say MORE and his son Hunter Biden.

Trump Jr. also responded to recent communications involving Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiDemocratic senators ask DOJ watchdog to expand Giuliani probe The Hill's review of John Solomon's columns on Ukraine Trump flexes pardon power with high-profile clemencies MORE who was indicted last year on campaign finance charges, in which Trump Jr.’s name is mentioned.

“I met him at some fundraising events…. I didn’t even realize he was Ukrainian, I thought he was Israeli,” the younger Trump said. “That’s the problem with how this world works, you take a couple pictures with someone, if someone’s a donor, they get in line, they stood at a dinner with 50 people.”

“I guarantee my father couldn’t pick this guy out of a lineup, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t taken pictures with him,” Trump Jr. added.