Trump says he does not fault son for meeting Russian lawyer — Exclusive

14 Juillet, 2017, 09:13 | Auteur: Christine Vaugrenard
  • Donald Trump Jr. Posts Emails About Meeting With Russian Lawyer Who Allegedly Promised Incriminating Dirt On Hillary Clinton!

"We have already said we are absolutely unaware of this story, we have never been in contact with this lawyer ... It's called opposition research", Trump said, speaking to reporters during an official visit to Paris.

Yuri Yakovlevich Chaika: There is no "Crown prosecutor" in Russia because it is not a monarchy.

"We're going to be self-supporting, we just about are now, we're going to be exporting energy".

In a string of emails released on Tuesday, Donald Trump Jr was told he could get "very high level and sensitive information" that was "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump".

"So something happened and we have to find out what it is".

The Russian government "offered to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to your father", Goldstone wrote. "Many people, and many political pros, said everybody would do that".

Fusion GPS was reportedly hired by a Republican opponent to dig up dirt on Donald Trump during the primaries. "This is all new to us".

But you have provided shifting accounts of the meeting, first describing it as being "primarily" about the adoption program.

The American intelligence agencies say Russia interfered in the election with the goal of defeating Clinton and helping Donald Trump.

Aras Agalarov and his son Emin Agalarov have become part of the saga in light of their connection and alleged involvement in the meeting between Trump Jr. and a Russian attorney.

But it is far from clear how connected she actually tis o the Kremlin. The frustration that Trump is now expressing toward Kasowitz is quite similar to his ongoing irritations with the White House's top attorney, Don McGahn. The President, the newspaper said, "has grown disillusioned by Mr. Kasowitz's strategy". The cases have similarities and differences. Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, oversaw digital strategy for the campaign. The elder Trump was the Republican presidential candidate at the time. Browder's firm filed a 2016 complaint with the Justice Department charging that Simpson lobbied against the Magnitsky Act without registering as a lobbyist.

With the Donald Trump Jr. email news, it's time to stop talking vaguely about collusion with the Russians. The president's lawyer Jay Sekulow also said Trump had not been aware of his son's meeting with the Russian lawyer until "very recently" and did not know about the emails.

The Russia allegations forced US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the election after media reports revealed he held undisclosed meetings with the Russian ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kislyak.

As the emails reverberated across the political world, Trump Jr. defended his actions in an interview with Fox News, blaming the decision to take the meeting on the "million miles per hour" pace of a presidential campaign and his suspicion that the lawyer might have information about "underreported" scandals involving Clinton. The answer came after a question related to the release of emails that showed Donald Trump Jr. was willing to accept damaging information on Hillary Clinton from the Russian government. I mean, give me a break, folks.

Trump's statement comes just a few days after his first face-to-face meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg.

One swore at Goldstone and posted the message: "You helped this disaster happen when you know what an idiot (Trump) is". Did she ask that your father, if he became president, lift sanctions on Russia?

CHRISTOPHER WRAY, FBI Director Nominee: I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch-hunt.

But while conceding that both men "have a much better situation" than Trump Jr., Davis also noted that that they will still have some explaining of their own to do-which will be a heavy lift. He pointed to his proposed U.S. military buildup, energy policies to increase U.S. oil and natural gas competitiveness globally, and the administration's focus on negotiating reciprocal trade deals.