Manafort to share notes from Russian meeting with Senate probe: report

Manafort to share notes from Russian meeting with Senate probe: report
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats slide in battle for Senate Trump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report Christine Blasey Ford to be honored by Palo Alto City Council MORE's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, will provide his notes from a June 2016 meeting with a Russian attorney to lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence Committee when he speaks with them in the coming days, Politico reported Tuesday.

Manafort, President's Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and eldest son Donald Trump Jr. met last year with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who had promised the Trump campaign compromising information about Trump's Democratic opponent, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO'Rourke's rise raises hopes for Texas Dems down ballot Gabbard considering 2020 run: report Claiming 'spousal privilege' to stonewall Congress MORE.

Manafort is expected to meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee in the next 48 hours, according to Politico.


A special counsel and several congressional committees, including the Senate Intelligence panel, are investigating Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

Manafort's finances and real estate transactions are also under scrutiny by the New York state attorney general and the Manhattan district attorney in a separate investigation. 

Kushner met with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday in connection with the June 2016 meeting.

In prepared remarks ahead of that meeting and in a public statement afterward, Kushner denied that he, or anyone on the campaign that he knew of, colluded with Moscow to influence the outcome of the election.