The top Republican and Democrat on the committee have said they want to question Manafort
In this July 21, 2016 file photo, then-Trump Campaign manager Paul Manafort stands between the then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump during a walk through at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. photo: AP/Evan Vucci, File, photo: AP/Evan Vucci, File
25 of July 2017 19:08:05
WASHINGTON – A person familiar with negotiations between the Senate Judiciary Committee and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort says the panel has dropped a subpoena that sought to compel his public testimony this week.The person says Manafort won't testify during a public hearing Wednesday after he and the committee reached an agreement to continue negotiating the terms of his cooperation. The person demanded anonymity to discuss the private negotiations.The top Republican and Democrat on the committee have said they want to question Manafort about a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer. The meeting was described in emails to President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., as a Russian government effort to aid the Trump campaign.