Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son's Russia meeting

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At Least 8 People Attended Trump Jr 's Meeting with Kremlin Democracy

- democracynow.org
17 Jul 2017
The Trump administration is continuing to face criticism and scrutiny over revelations Trump's own son, Donald Trump Jr., embraced an apparent effort by the Russian government to peddle information incriminating Hillary Clinton in an attempt to help Trump win the presidency. Over the weekend, new information surfaced showing as many as eight people were in the room during ...

Former Soviet Counter Intelligence Officer at Meeting With Donald Trump Jr and Russian Lawyer

17 Jul 2017
"My son is a wonderful young man. He took a meeting with a Russian lawyer, not a government lawyer but a Russian lawyer," Trump said Thursday in a joint press conference in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron. "From a practical standpoint most people would have taken that meeting. It's called opposition research or research into your opponent."
- nbcnews.com

Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son's Russia meeting OOYUZ

- ooyuz.com
17 Jul 2017
WASHINGTON &151; President Donald Trump's attorney says there was nothing illegal in the meeting Trump's eldest son had with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign. Donald Trump Jr.'s willingness to meet with the lawyer in the expectation of receiving incriminating information about Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has raised new questions about ...

Trump, in Paris, defends son's meeting with Russian lawyer

17 Jul 2017
Trump Jr. released emails this week from 2016 in which he appeared eager to accept information from the Russian government that could have damaged Hillary Clinton's campaign. The emails were sent ahead of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer that Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, also attended.
- tampabay.com

The Media Is Not Asking the Right Questions on Trump Jr Emails and Meeting with the "Russian Government Lawyer

- justsecurity.org
17 Jul 2017
Vesilnitskaya may have had her own agenda in requesting a meeting with Trump. That part could be legitimate. But Russian intelligence practice is to co-opt such a person by arming them with secret intelligence information and tasking them to pass it to Trump's people and get their reaction. Did Trump's associates like it? Do they want more? Did they report it to U.S. ...

Trump Aides Aboard AF1 Crafted Don Jr 's Statement On Russian Meeting

17 Jul 2017
A team of advisers to the President crafted Donald Trump, Jr.'s initial statement on his meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer, in which the eldest Trump son said that the meeting was about Russian adoption and left out the fact that he was promised dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to a Tuesday night New York Times report .
- talkingpointsmemo.com

U S Secret Service denies vetting Don Jr 's meeting after false suggestion by Trump's lawyer

- salon.com
17 Jul 2017
Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, also attended the meeting where the three had met with Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, in hopes of receiving "very high level and sensitive information" about political opponent Hillary Clinton as part of a Russian effort to assist the Trump campaign.

In Paris, Trump Defends Son's Meeting With Russian Lawyer

17 Jul 2017
Trump said his son's June 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya , who Trump Jr. had been told had damaging information about Democrat Hillary Clinton, was for opposition research, and that "it's very standard in politics." "Politics is not the nicest business in the world," the president also said, "but it's very standard where they have information and ...
- radio.wcmu.org

Trump Confidants, Russia and a Pattern of Duplicity

- bloomberg.com
17 Jul 2017
The White House fired Michael Flynn from his post as national security adviser in February, after it was revealed that he lied to Vice President Mike Pence about meeting secretly with the Russian ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak. The meeting took place after the election and before Trump's inauguration, and Pence publicly denied--based on Flynn's assurances--that ...

American lobbyist joined Trump s son s meeting

17 Jul 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A prominent Russian-American lobbyist and former Soviet military officer attended a meeting with President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and campaign chairman last year, the lobbyist said Friday, adding a new wrinkle to the Trump team's evolving explanations about the June 2016 session.
- yahoo.com

Obama Caught Secretly Meeting Russian 'Lawyer' Who Set

- madworldnews.com
17 Jul 2017
There she is, the infamous Russian "lawyer" who the Democrats and the mainstream media claim is the smoking gun linking the Trump campaign to illegal deals with Putin, except she is clearly a high-level guest of the Democrats at the behest of Obama himself. This photo was taken only five days after her meeting at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr.

Trump's Lawyer Says 'No Evidence' President Knew Of Son's Russia Meeting

17 Jul 2017
The meeting among Kremlin-backed lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, the president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and others occurred during the height of the 2016 presidential campaign. An email to Trump Jr. promised assistance from the Russian government to "incriminate´´ Democratic White House contender Hillary Clinton .
- huffingtonpost.co.za

Russia meeting was never cleared

- rawstory.com
17 Jul 2017
The Secret Service hit back at an attempt by President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow to blame them for the meeting Donald Trump Jr. and key members of the Trump 2016 campaign staff took with Kremlin-aligned lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and a Russian-born lobbyist.

Donald Trump was unaware of son's meeting with Russian lawyer interview

17 Jul 2017
Trump Jr. eagerly agreed to meet the woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father's campaign, according to emails the son released on Tuesday.
- reportca.net

Can Jared Kushner Outrun the Russia Nightmare

- vanityfair.com
17 Jul 2017
While Trump Jr. has come under fire for eagerly accepting the meeting--a fateful decision that is alternatively being described as collusion or mere stupidity--the president's son no longer works for his father. Kushner, on the other hand, is now in the White House. As Axios's Mike Allen noted , "No one has spent more time with Trump throughout the past year--and has seen ...

DOJ let Russian lawyer into US before she met with Trump

17 Jul 2017
All of them occurred in the days immediately after the Russian lawyer used a music promoter friend to get an audience June 9 with Trump's eldest son promising dirt on Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Conway brings visual aids to Hannity interview Gorka debates 'fake news' with CNN's Anderson Cooper Co-founder of firm behind dossier tying Trump to ...
- thehill.com

Donald Trump junior delivers smoking gun on Russia

- canberratimes.com.au
17 Jul 2017
Contrary to the "Clinton dirt" and "Russian government support for Trump" tenor of the emails, Trump jnr's initial explanation was that the meeting "primarily" discussed stalled US adoptions of Russian babies. But subsequently he and Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer, confirmed that they did discuss US sanctions on Russian human rights offenders.

Donald Trump Jr in legal danger for Russia meeting about Clinton dirt

17 Jul 2017
Trump Jr. first described the Veselnitskaya meeting in a Saturday statement to The New York Times, framing it as a discussion about a program for adoption of Russian children that the Kremlin canceled to retaliate for a U.S. law targeting Russian human rights abusers. But Trump Jr. expanded on his explanation on Sunday, saying the Trump Tower meeting was initially ...
- politico.com

The Truth Behind Donald Trump, Jr ,'s Meeting with a Russian Lawyer

- newyorker.com
17 Jul 2017
So, unless we are grading on a curve that even the most forgiving god would discount, innocence in the matter of collusion does not bring the Trump Administration nearer to the gates of heaven. But the issue is hardly the closed matter that Trump would propose it to be. Thanks to new reporting from the Times , we are starting to see evidence that fits the theory. Within ...

Putin Associate Was At Trump Tower Right After The June 9 Meeting

17 Jul 2017
As most of you know by now, the June 9th meeting was arranged by Rob Goldstone, on behalf of Russian billionaire Aras Agalarova and his son, Russian entertainer Emin Agalarova. Natalia Veselnitskaya was on hand at the meeting representing the Agalarovas who had promised damaging information on the DNC and Hillary Clinton, which was supposedly provided by the Russian ...
- ir.net

Who Is This Russian Lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya

- grondamorin.com
17 Jul 2017
"Katsyv also employed Akhmetshin, the former counterintelligence officer who attended the Trump Tower meeting. Akhmetshin, now an American citizen, reportedly briefed congressional staffers, telling them "'it was a shame that this bill has made it so Russian orphans cannot be adopted by Americans." Last summer, shortly before the Trump Tower meeting, Nekrasov, the Russian ...

I Think Many People Would Have' Taken

17 Jul 2017
The president's son has come under fire after he admitted to meeting with Kremlin-linked attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya at the urging of publicist Rob Goldstone . In emails released Tuesday, Goldstone told Trump Jr. that Veselnitskaya had "very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump." Trump Jr. wrote back, "if ...
- npr.org

Why do we assume nothing came of Donald Trump Jr meeting

- businessinsider.com
17 Jul 2017
And the email to Trump Jr. from Rob Goldstone, the music publicist who set up the meeting, promised information as "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump." Not only did Trump Jr. not react with alarm to that statement, he didn't even react with surprise. The implication was that Trump Jr. was already aware of -- and interested in -- Russian government ...

Trump Lawyer Says Don Jr 's Russia Meeting Was Secret Service's Fault

17 Jul 2017
According to Jay Sekulow, the meeting that took place between Donald Trump, Jr. and a Russian lawyer was actually the fault of the Secret Service . As Sekulow says, they should have stopped this meeting if they thought it was nefarious. There's only one problem with his logic - the Secret Service wasn't protecting Donald Trump, Jr. at that time and had no say in what he ...
- trofire.com

Footage emerges of Trump dining with key figures in son's Russian email scandal

- independent.ie
17 Jul 2017
In emails released by Mr Trump's son this week, Mr Goldstone promises Donald Trump Jr "official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary [Clinton] and her dealings with Russia" as part of a larger Russian government effort to aid the Trump campaign.

Trump Lawyer Says Nothing Illegal in Son's Russia Meeting

17 Jul 2017
The attorney's focus on the law appears aimed at moving beyond the shifting accounts of the meeting given by Trump Jr. At first, the June 2016 meeting was said to be about a Russian adoption program. Then, it was to hear information about Clinton. Finally, Trump Jr. was compelled to release emails that revealed he had told an associate that he would "love" Russia's help in ...
- nbcbayarea.com

What's this? Russian lawyer sat next to Obama's Russia ambassador just DAYS after Trump Jr meeting

- thenationalsentinel.com
17 Jul 2017
(National Sentinel ) Conspiracy: As the Washington political establishment continues to pretend that Donald Trump Jr.'s admittedly foolhardy meeting with a Russian lawyer he believed was in the employ of the Russian government is the treasonous "smoking gun" of collusion they've been looking for between Donald J. Trump and the Kremlin, new information has emerged ...

LOOK Who The Russian Lawyer Was Seen With Just Days After Meeting With Trump Jr

17 Jul 2017
Something is beginning to smell very fishy with this Russian lawyer who enticed political novice Donald Trump, Jr., into a meeting last year. New photos have now emerged showing her sitting with Obama officials at a Congressional hearing only days after she met with Trump, Jr.
- youngcons.com

Donald Trump Jr Russia Meeting Violated Campaign Finance Laws, Government Watchdog Alleges

- ibtimes.com
17 Jul 2017
Whether Trump's son -- or the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort, who also attended the meeting -- committed treason, he appears to have broken campaign finance law. Government watchdog Common Cause filed complaints against Trump Jr. and the Trump campaign with the Department of Justice and the Federal Election Commission on ...

AG Sessions, the Russian lawyer, and the money laundering

17 Jul 2017
Not surprisingly, some Democratic members of Congress now want to know if the Trump campaign's dealings -- or dealing, anyway -- with the Russian lawyer had any connection with the Justice Department's decision to settle the lawsuit on terms so seemingly favorable to a client of the woman who came to Trump Tower billed as "a Russian government lawyer" peddling dirt on ...
- philly.com

Russian Officials Overheard Discussing Trump Associates Before Campaign Began

- wsj.com
17 Jul 2017
Donald Trump with son Donald Trump Jr. after the first presidential debate last September. U.S. intelligence agencies starting in the spring of 2015 detected conversations in which Russian officials talked about meetings with associates of Mr. Trump. Photo: jewel samad/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

DOJ Settled Massive Russian Fraud Case Involving Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr

17 Jul 2017
Also the attorney representing the Russian companies in the DOJ case, Veselnitskaya, is the same one who organized a meeting with Donald Trump, Jr. and top Trump campaign officials in June 2016 to offer material that could "incriminate" Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "Love it," responded Trump, Jr. to an intermediary.
- foreignpolicy.com

Democrats Worked For Veselnitskaya

- dailycaller.com
17 Jul 2017
A national outcry has erupted in the establishment media about Trump Jr.'s meeting with Veselnitskaya. But there has been little focus on the Democrats who willingly served for years on her payroll helping to wage a Russian-led lobby campaign against the law. Congress passed the legislation, the Magnitsky Act, in response to the murder of Sergei Magnistky, a Russian lawyer ...

THE PLOT THICKENS Russian Lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya May Have Been in US Illegally

17 Jul 2017
Just five days after meeting in June 2016 at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr., presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner and then Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Moscow attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya showed up in Washington in the front row of a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Russia policy, video footage of the hearing shows.
- thegatewaypundit.com

Obama Met With The Russian Lawyer

- conservativefighters.com
17 Jul 2017
The left went crazy over the recent story about Trump Jr. meeting with the Russian lawyer who claimed to have dirt on Hillary Clinton. And now, a shocking new discovery has emerged, Barack Obama and his administration secretly met with Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who is really a spy, but it's who she worked for that actually makes Barack look guilty.

Most People Would Have Taken That Meeting

17 Jul 2017
Trump took a question from Cecilia Vega, who asked whether FBI director nominee Christopher Wray was "wrong" to say that Donald Trump Jr. should've alerted the FBI instead of trying to obtain sensitive Kremlin information about Hillary Clinton. Trump defended his son as a "wonderful young man" while remarking on how there were no major revelations that supposedly came out ...
- mediaite.com

Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son's Russia meeting

- philstar.com
17 Jul 2017
In this photo taken July 11, 2017, Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on his Fox News Channel television program, in New York. A Russian-American lobbyist says he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump's son, marking another shift in the account of a discussion that was billed as part of a Russian government effort to help the ...

Trump Attacks Media for Coverage of Son Russia Meeting

17 Jul 2017
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump lashed out at the U.S. media Sunday, accusing it of 'DISTORTING DEMOCRACY' in its reports on his eldest son's meeting last year with a Russian lawyer he thought would hand him incriminating information about Democrat Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election.
- europesun.com

Wielding man kills two in Wal

- newindianexpress.com
17 Jul 2017
At first, the June 2016 meeting was said to be about a Russian adoption program. Then, it was to hear information about Clinton. Finally, Trump Jr. was compelled to release emails that revealed he had told an associate that he would "love" Russia's help in obtaining incriminating information about the Democratic nominee.

Russian Official Offers to Become FBI Informant to Assist Son Allegedly Involved in Money Laundering Scandal in Magnitsky

17 Jul 2017
According to court documents, Pyotr Katsyv, currently Vice President of Russian Railways , and former Vice Premier of the Moscow Regional Government, offered the US Government to meet to provide information on "criminal activity in Russia." This offer was preceded by a meeting between his son, Denis Katsyv, and FBI Special Agent in Rome, Italy.
- lawandorderinrussia.org

No Legal Issues' with Donald Trump Jr Meeting Russian Lawyer

- breitbart.com
17 Jul 2017
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton joined Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Wednesday to discuss allegations that memos from former FBI Director James Comey contained classified information. He also discussed Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's links to Russia and news of Donald Trump, Jr's meeting with a Russian lawyer during the campaign.

If Don Jr's Russian meeting was nefarious, why did Secret Service allow

17 Jul 2017
Jay Sekulow, a senior member of Trump's legal team, toured all five of the major network's political talk shows Sunday, defending the administration over the June 2016 New York encounter involving lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin on one side, and Trump Jr., the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and then-campaign manager Paul Manafort on the other.
- rt.com

Obama's DOJ Let Russian Lawyer Into Country Before Trump Meeting Under 'Extraordinary Circumstances

- dailywire.com
17 Jul 2017
On Thursday, The Hill dropped another supposed bombshell on the long list of bombshells that have dropped this week regarding Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with apparent Russian cut-out Natalia Veselnitskaya: the Obama administration allowed Veselnitskaya to enter the country under "extraordinary circumstances" before she attempted to meet Trump Jr. The Hill states :

Obama AG Lynch Gave Russian Lawyer Special Dispensation To Enter U S Sans Visa

17 Jul 2017
The Russian lawyer who penetrated Donald Trump's inner circle was initially cleared into the United States by the Justice Department under "extraordinary circumstances" before she embarked on a lobbying campaign last year that ensnared the president's eldest son, members of Congress, journalists and State Department officials, according to court and Justice Department ...
- lidblog.com

Trump Defends Son's Meeting With Russian Lawyer

- freebeacon.com
17 Jul 2017
Donald Trump Jr. released emails Monday showing that he, along with Jared Kushner and campaign manager Paul Manafort, met with Natalia Veselnitskaya in Trump Tower after hearing that she had information from the Russian government about Hillary Clinton. Critics have said this proves an intent to collude with Russia, but the president said he did not know about the meeting ...

Trump, Macron vow to work together on Syria after meeting in Paris

17 Jul 2017
Trump, Merkel, Macron and other leaders huddled last week in Hamburg during the G20 summit of the world's leading rich and developing nations. Merkel and Macron met again Thursday in Paris, before Macron's meeting with Trump. Trump and Merkel were not expected to meet.
- cbc.ca

In Paris, Trump, Macron Look Past Differences on Paris Climate Pact

- nbcphiladelphia.com
17 Jul 2017
Trump, Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders huddled last week in Hamburg, Germany during a summit of the world's leading rich and developing nations. Merkel and Macron met again Thursday in Paris, before Macron's meeting with Trump. Trump and Merkel were not expected to meet.

Trump says he does not fault son for meeting Russian lawyer

17 Jul 2017
The emails were the most concrete evidence that Trump campaign officials might have been willing to accept Russian help to win the Nov. 8 election, a subject that has cast a cloud over Trump's presidency and prompted investigations by the US Justice Department and Congress.
- news.abs-cbn.com

GOP compromises national security to protect Trump son law

- shareblue.com
17 Jul 2017
On Thursday, Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee voted unanimously to block two amendments to address members of the Trump administration who are under investigation for possibly conspiring with Russia, particularly Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner.

Radical Dem Worked For Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump, Jr

17 Jul 2017
According to a complaint filed to the Department of Justice Foreign Agents Registration Act division last July, Dellums failed to register as a foreign agent representing a Russian-driven effort led by Veselnitskaya to repeal the Magnitsky Act. (Read more from "Radical Dem Worked for Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump, Jr." HERE )
- joemiller.us

Trump Lawyer Says Nothing Illegal in Son's Russia Meeting

- nbcsandiego.com
17 Jul 2017
As President Trump celebrates Bastille Day in France with President Macron, additional information has surfaced about a meeting that took place between Donald Trump, Jr. and a Russian lawyer in June 2016. NBC News learned that a former soviet counter-intelligence officer also attended the meeting, something that had not been previously disclosed.

Senator demands to know how Russian lawyer was able to enter the U

17 Jul 2017
A picture taken on November 8, 2016 shows Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaking during an interview in Moscow. The bombshell revelation that President Donald Trump's oldest son Don Jr. met with a Kremlin-tied Russian lawyer hawking damaging material on Hillary Clinton has taken suspicions of election collusion with Moscow to a new level. (YURY MARTYANOV/AFP/Getty ...
- theblaze.com

Here's The History Behind The Trumps, The Russian Pop Singer, And His Billionaire Father

- buzzfeed.com
17 Jul 2017
The request came from Rob Goldstone , a music publicist, on behalf of one of his clients, the Russian singer Emin Agalarov. Goldstone wrote that Emin's father, Aras Agalarov -- a billionaire developer -- had met with a Russian official who offered to provide the Trump campaign with "official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia."

Lawyer Meeting With DonaldJTrumpJr Tied to Debunked Trump

17 Jul 2017
The combination of the Russian lawyer, Ms. Veselnitskaya and Mr. Simpson both having connections many months, even possibly years (as this organization was formed in mid-February 2016) prior to both the Steele/Fusion GPS dossier and now the leak of a supposed meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Russian-linked individuals casts a heavy shadow of doubt over the veracity of ...
- gotnews.com

Why Did Loretta Lynch Grant Trump Jr's Russian Lawyer A Special Visa To Enter America

- zerohedge.com
17 Jul 2017
With everyone now rummaging through every document, intercept, and memo for something , anything tieing Trump to Russia, The Hill's John Solomon and Jonathan Easley have unearthed details that show the Russian lawyer who penetrated Donald Trump's inner circle was initially cleared into the United States by Loretta Lynch's Justice Department under "extraordinary ...

Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son's Russia meeting

17 Jul 2017
The attorney's focus on the law appears aimed at moving beyond the shifting accounts of the meeting given by Trump Jr. At first, the June 2016 meeting was said to be about a Russian adoption program. Then, it was to hear information about Clinton. Finally, Trump Jr. was compelled to release emails that revealed he had told an associate that he would "love" Russia's help in ...
- timesofisrael.com

Here's How Trump Transferred Wealth to His Son While Avoiding the Usual Taxes

- propublica.org
17 Jul 2017
In April 2016, as Donald Trump was on the cusp of clinching the Republican nomination for the White House, he sold two luxury condos near Manhattan's Central Park for less than half the price his company had said they were worth. The lucky buyer: Trump's son, Eric.

House Dems demand info from DOJ on settlement with Russian lawyer

17 Jul 2017
House Judiciary ranking member John Conyers and other Dems wrote a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking whether lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya had a hand in settlement talks between Russian real estate firm Prevezon Holdings Ltd. and the U.S. Department of Justice.
- nydailynews.com

Trump describes storm over his sons meeting with Russian lawyer as greatest witch

- moscownews.net
17 Jul 2017
Even as The New York Times continued to reveal more on the scandal, after bringing it to the fore over the weekend, on Tuesday, Trump Jr published the emails that showed that Goldstone promised the lawyer would bring from Russia "some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary [Clinton]."
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