Trump claims unaware of Veselnitskaya meeting; 2013 video shows him with associates tied to email controversy

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was unaware of his son Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting last year with a Russian lawyer at the heart of a White House controversy, telling Reuters he only learned of it a couple of days ago.

Asked if he knew that his son was meeting with the Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June last year, Trump said in a White House interview: “No, that I didn’t know until a couple of days ago when I heard about this.” [Continue reading…]

The Trump Jr. meeting was arranged by music publicist, Rob Goldstone, who is seen alongside Donald Trump and Russians linked to the controversy in a 2013 video obtained by CNN:


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