Russian lawyer who Trump Jr. met had ‘no Clinton-information”
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The Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, with whom Donald Trump Jr. in June 2016, had a good conversation, denies incriminating information about Hillary Clinton to have had.
That sets Veselnitskaya in an interview with NBC News. “k never had incriminating information about Hillary Clinton, and it was also never my intention that sort of information to have,” she says.
The lawyer had also the impression that Trump Jr. possible was looking for incriminating information about Clinton. “They wanted it so badly that they could only hear what they expected to hear,” said the lawyer.
The conscious encounter of Trump Jr. would be the first confirmation that the campaign team of the Republicans knowingly had contact with the Kremlin in an attempt Clinton and her campaign to frustrate. Donald Trump Jr. would by means of e-mail are informed about the connection between the potentially incriminating information, and Moscow.
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Trump Jr. had, shortly after Trump was nominated as Republican presidential candidate, in New York a meeting with the Russian lawyer. At this meeting it was also Trumps campaign manager Paul Manafort and Trumps advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner. According to the White House there was “nothing inappropriate” to the meeting.
According to a spokesperson of the White House, it is routine that during political campaigns people call the offer information to presidential candidates. The Kremlin denies relationships with Veselnitskaya.
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According to Veselnitskaya were talking about the ban on adoption of Russian children by Americans. There would also talked about a company that no taxes would have paid in the US and Russia and that donations would have been given to the Democratic y of Clinton. The meeting would be co-initiated by music publisher Rob Goldstone.
The Senate committee, that the possible Russian interference in the presidential election examines, the son of Trump to hear about the encounter with the lawyer from Russia. Trump Jr. now has a lawyer who will assist in the investigations.