“Nothing weird encounter son Trump with Russian lawyer’

“Nothing weird encounter son Trump with Russian lawyer’

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The meeting of Donald Trump, Jr. and the son-in-law of Donald Trump, Jared Kushner with a Russian lawyer during the American election campaign is, according to the White House is not inappropriate.

“There is nothing untoward at that meeting”, said a spokesman of the White House Monday.

Just after the Republican presidentsnominatie of Donald Trump came to a meeting of the two members of the campaign team of Trump with a Russian lawyer who is linked to the Kremlin. That confirmed Trump Jr. Sunday.

Trump Tower

The meeting took place on 9 June 2016 place in the Trump Tower in New York, and would be the first private meeting between Russian representatives and persons who are closely associated with Trump. In Addition, Donald Trump Jr. and Kushner would also Trumps campaign manager Paul Manafort have been present.

In a statement speaks Trumps son about “a short interview that mostly focused on the adoption of Russian children by Americans, a joint venture by the Russian government was terminated.” Or also the election campaign brought up is not known.

Secret communication channel

It is the first time that Donald Trump, Jr. a conversation with a Russian representative has confirmed. The son-in-law of Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, is in contrast, for quite some time under fire in the investigation of potential Russian interference in the elections.

So would he be in december 2016, under a secret channel of communication with the Russians would like to set up. During the election campaign he maintained contact with the Russian ambassador Sergey Kisljak.

Trump and Putin met Friday at the G20 summit in Hamburg, and talked more about the possible Russian inmeniging in the American elections. According to the American UN-ambassador Nikki Haley is going to Trump it really that Russia’s behind it.

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