‘Trump Jr. knew of plan Kremlin to be a father in the saddle to help’
Donald Trump Jr. it was through an e-mail informed about the fact that the incriminating information about Hillary Clinton was an effort of the Kremlin to his father in the saddle to help.
Reports that The New York Times Monday on the basis of interviews with three people from the mail.
The e-mail proves, according to three insiders is that the Kremlin was the source of the incriminating information. But there is no indication that there is a connection with the thousands of hacked e-mails from the Democrats, which ultimately, when WikiLeaks ended-up.
Just after the Republican presidentsnominatie of Donald Trump had Trump Jr. and the son-in-law of Donald Trump, Jared Kushner in New York a meeting with a Russian lawyer who is linked to the Kremlin. That confirmed Trump Jr. Sunday.
The White House says the meeting is not inappropriate. “There is nothing weird,” said a spokesman Monday.
According to the White House, it was a brief conversation and there was “absolutely no question” of a follow-up appointment. “The only inappropriate to the encounter is, in my eyes, that the information about it was leaked,” said spokesperson Sarah Sanders. According to her it is routine that during political campaigns people call the offer information to presidential candidates.
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 of the Senate committee for his possible contacts with the Kremlin.
Or the new lawyer, the New Yorker Alan Futerfas, Trump Jr. also tips given on the admit of the meeting with the Russian lawyer is not clear. Futerfas did nothing about it.
Trumps son would like to participate in the study. So tweette he earlier: “With all the love I want to cooperate with the commission and tell everything what I know.”
Happy to work with the committee to pass on what I know. https://t.co/tL47NOoteM
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18:37 – July 10, 2017
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.
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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.
What is the big Ruslandonderzoek in the US exactly?