‘Russian lawyer promised team Trump information about Clinton’
The meeting, Donald Trump Jr. last year with a Russian lawyer was intended to be burdensome to obtain information about Hillary Clinton.
Reports that The New York Times on the basis of five insiders. According to the newspaper, this is the first indication that people close to Trump were willing to be Russian help to accept during the presidential elections.
It would provide them with incriminating information about the Democratic presidential candidate Clinton promised. It is still unclear whether there is indeed such information is conveyed.
The newspaper was Saturday already known that Donald Trump, Jr. and the son-in-law of Donald Trump, Jared Kushner last year, just after the Republican presidentsnominatie of Trump, a meeting with a Russian lawyer who is linked to the Kremlin.
In a statement sets Trump Jr. that the lawyer might have about Russians that Clinton and the Democratic party financially supported. But, according to him, the information is unclear. “It soon became clear that they have no meaningful information.”
Trump Jr. reported earlier that the conversation soon went on the adoption of Russian children. That was for her the real reason for refusing to speak, he says. Also says Trump Jr. that he Manafort and Kushner had asked to be present during the meeting. But they did not know where the encounter would go.
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