Trump Jr. Can't Recall If He Spoke to His Father About Russian Meeting

Veuer - May 16, 2018

In a newly released transcript of Donald Trump Jr's testimony, the eldest of President Trump's children details what happened in that Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer.

Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.


Trump Jr. Can't Recall If He Spoke to His Father About Russian Meeting

That mysterious meeting high up in Trump Tower between Donald Trump Jr and a Russian lawyer a focus of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

Now the Senate Judiciary Committee releasing more than 2,000 pages detailing Trump Jr’s recollection of just what happened.????In the newly released transcript of the 5 hour grilling on capitol hill, Trump Jr tells congressional investigators he was interested in “listening to information” from a russian lawyer that could wreck Hillary Clinton’s campaign.????But Trump Jr. mudding a Washington Post report which claimed he had told his father about the meeting, rather Trump Jr. saying he was unsure if he’d said anything.

After news of the meeting first broke, a statement was released insisting the 2016 meeting’s main focus was to discuss a “program about the adoption of Russian children.” The Wapost reporting it was the president who dictated that meeting while flying aboard Air Force One.????Trump Jr. saying his father quote “may have commented through Hope Hicks.” Trump’s eldest son saying he chose not to discuss the statement with his father because quote “I didn’t want to bring him into something that he had nothing to do with.”

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