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Trump Jr. and Manafort testify Wednesday before Senate committee

Trump Jr. and Manafort testify Wednesday before Senate committee

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Donald Trump Jr. and Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort must Wednesday, July 26, appear before the Senate committee in the investigation of possible Russian interference in the American presidential elections.

That made the commission Wednesday (local time) known.

The son-in-law of the American president Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, it would be Monday already to testify to the Senate committee. According to CNN, is that verhoring behind closed doors.

Trump Jr. it gave last week, e-mails free which proved that he was in June 2016, but what wanted to speak with a Russian lawyer who may have information that was harmful to Hillary Clinton, the Democratic opponent of his father.

From the camp of Trump were also Kushner and Manafort at the meeting with the concerned lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaja and the Russian-American lobbyist animator rinat Akhmetshin present.

Russian lawyer

But the Russian lawyer Veselnitskaja made according to Trump Jr. the promise about the Clinton incriminating information is not true and the conversation suggested nothing. V

Veselnitskaja stated that they never for the Russian government has worked.They said that they Trump Jr. for a private conversation met that had nothing to do with the fact that he is the son of a presidential candidate.

Veselnitskaja is also willing to testify. “I’m ready to the situation around this mass hysteria to clarify,” said the lawyer earlier. “But only through lawyers or by witnesses in the senate.”

Routine

Trump Jr. and Veselnitskaya met each other shortly after Trump was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate. According to the Russian lawyer, the conversation turned to, inter alia, the ban on adopting Russian children by Americans and a company that no taxes would have paid in the US and Russia.

According to the White House there was “nothing inappropriate” to the meeting. A spokesperson says that the routine is that during political campaigns people call the offer information to presidential candidates.

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