Twitter, Former Trump Aide Talk To Congressional Russia Probes

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Representatives for Twitter arrived in a Senate office building Thursday morning to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee staff as part of its investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 election.

After the Senate Intel interview, Twitter is also expected to meet with the staff of the House Intelligence Committee, as part of its own Russia probe.

Both committees are seeking to host Twitter and other social media companies for open hearings later this fall, but Thursday’s meetings with staff are taking place behind closed doors. Twitter representatives did not speak with the press upon arriving at Senate Intel.

Additionally, Boris Epshteyn — a surrogate for President Trump’s campaign who briefly served in the White House — was also spotted in the Capitol for a closed-door appearance in front of some of the House Intelligence Committee.

Epshteyn left the White House in March and now works as a political analyst for the right leaning Sinclair Broadcast Group, a network of local TV stations.

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