Both Trump Jr. and President Trump have denied that anything inappropriate happened during the meeting, although Trump Jr. admitted to Fox News host Sean Hannity that, "In retrospect, I probably would have done things a little differently".
Chuck Grassley of Iowa, said he wanted to speak with Kushner, as well as former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who also attended a meeting in June 2016 with a Russian lawyer. He is one of several people linked to the Trump campaign who are under scrutiny by a special counsel and congressional committees investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign and potential coordination with Trump associates.
This individual, which NBC is refusing to name, is a Russian-American lobbyist and former Soviet counterintelligence officer.
Putin noted that this is hardly surprising, because "the election campaign is not something on the basis of which one can judge about a person".
Trump Jr. did not disclose the presence of the lobbyist at the meeting, which took place at Trump Tower in NY and also included Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and campaign chair Paul Manafort.
Veselnitskaya denied she was affiliated with the Kremlin during an interview with NBC News earlier this week.
Outrage at video of ailing Chinese Nobel laureate
Ms Nauert added that Washington is anxious not only about the welfare of Mr Liu, 61, but of other dissidents held by China. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize a year later while serving his sentence.
"This is everything. This is everything", Trump Jr. responded.
Trump Jr., although he has no official admin position, has recently become even more controversial for his meeting with the Russian lawyer during the election campaign.
President Trump has repeatedly defended his son, calling him "a high quality person" and saying he "applaud (s) his transparency". Russian Federation denies the allegations, and Trump says there was no collusion. He accepted the meeting on the premise that he would be offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
An ex-Russian "spy" has admitted he attended a controversial meeting with Donald Trump's son in 2016.
According to tweets published by Trump Jr. earlier this week, Goldstone sent him an email pointing to "a Russian government attorney" as the source of potential information that could damage Clinton. Trump Jr released a statement in the past week to give an insight of the meeting held with Russian nationals. Applicants need to list meetings they have had with foreign individuals on that form.