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Trump Jr. back for second interview with Intelligence panel

Donald Trump Jr.Don John TrumpTrump pardon scandal would doom his 2024 campaign Trump Jr. in radio ad: Father's 'accomplishments' are on the ballot in Georgia Senate races Trump Jr. aides launch super PAC to persuade president's supporters to vote in Georgia MORE said he was "not at all" worried about committing perjury after he returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a second interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee.

The Republican-run Intelligence panel subpoenaed Trump Jr. for a second interview after President TrumpDonald John TrumpAppeals court OKs White House diverting military funding to border wall construction Pentagon: Tentative meeting between spy agencies, Biden transition set for early next week Conservative policy director calls Section 230 repeal an 'existential threat' for tech MORE's former lawyer, Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenFor the Trump-haters, everything is a crime Talk of self-pardon for Trump heats up Ousted federal prosecutor hired by New York law firm MORE, claimed earlier this year that Trump Jr. was more involved in discussions during the campaign about a possible real estate deal — known now as the Moscow Trump Tower project — than he had previously stated.

Asked Wednesday whether he plans to change his prior testimony, Trump Jr. replied: “Nothing to correct.”

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Trump Jr. and his Secret Service detail walked past a series of flashing cameras earlier Wednesday on his way into the closed-door meeting, which lasted a little less than three hours.

The president's eldest son was requested to discuss his actions during the 2016 presidential election.

Cohen told the House Oversight and Reform Committee in February that he briefed both Trump Jr. and Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpDC attorney general: Ivanka Trump 'highly misleading' on lawsuit deposition Trump pardon scandal would doom his 2024 campaign Ivanka Trump slams lawsuit as example of 'vindictiveness & waste of taxpayer dollars' MORE on the project about 10 times, a statement that ran counter to Trump Jr.’s previous 2017 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee that he was only “peripherally aware” of the potential deal.

“Like I said, I was peripherally aware of it, but most of my knowledge has been gained since as it relates to hearing about it over the last few weeks,” Trump Jr. told the Judiciary panel in September 2017, according to a transcript.

Trump Jr., upon leaving the interview, took a swipe at Cohen's credibility.

"There was nothing to change. There needed to be clarification because Michael Cohen — who let us not forget is serving time right now for lying to these very investigative bodies," Trump Jr. told reporters.

"I’m glad that this is finally over. We were able to put some final clarity on that, and I think the committee understands that," he continued.

Cohen, who transformed from the president’s fixer to a critic, pleaded guilty last November to lying about discussions on the Moscow project within the Trump Organization.

Cohen has testified various times on Capitol Hill before both House and Senate committees examining events during the 2016 presidential election.

In February and March, Cohen testified before the House Intelligence Committee that President Trump’s attorney, Jay SekulowJay Alan SekulowBiden faces politically thorny decision on Trump prosecutions Trump cannot block grand jury subpoena for his tax returns, court rules Now, we need the election monitors MORE, indirectly encouraged him to provide false testimony before Congress in 2017 about the duration of the discussions by telling him to “stay on message," according to a transcript of a released last month.

Attorneys for Sekulow have fiercely pushed back against this allegation, and President Trump and Republicans have repeated attacked his credibility, dubbing him as a known liar who can’t be trusted.

While the Moscow property plans never came to fruition, the discussions have become scrutinized — particularly among Democrats — who have raised concerns that President Trump was in talks to become financially involved with Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinHow Trump's election lawsuits became his worst nightmare Enforcing the Presidential Records Act is essential for preserving our democracy's transparency, history Putin says doctors and teachers will get first COVID-19 vaccines in new immunization campaign MORE. They also highlight that the president has denied having any business dealings with Russia.

Cohen also testified that while he briefed President Trump’s children on the project, it was “not with the same regularity that I did with Mr. Trump.”

"The way it would work is once the project would come to fruition, one of the three children would become assigned to the project, and I had the best working relationship with Don Jr. so he was the one that would become the family project manager on it,” Cohen told investigators in March.

As Trump Jr. was testifying on Wednesday, a top House Democrat sought to spotlight his Moscow talks across the Capitol.

"The president’s efforts to make money from a real estate project in Moscow and to conceal the transaction from the public are a quintessential example of a counterintelligence nightmare, that may or may not include criminal activity," House Intelligence Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHillicon Valley: Senate Intelligence Committee leaders warn of Chinese threats to national security | Biden says China must play by 'international norms' | House Democrats use Markup app for leadership contest voting Senate Intelligence Committee leaders warn of Chinese threats to national security Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE (D-Calif.) said during public hearing on the counterintelligence implications of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerBarr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting MORE’s investigation.

— This report was updated at 12:33 p.m.