Explanations of June 2016 Trump Tower Meeting Keep Evolving Two Years Later

07 August, 2018, 19:30 | Author: Orlando Hughes
  • Sekulow Obstruction of justice by tweet is absurd

US President Donald Trump has offered his most definitive and clear public acknowledgement that his oldest son met a Kremlin-aligned lawyer at Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign to "get information on an opponent".

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) told Fox News Sunday that he believes if special counsel Robert Mueller actually had any incriminating evidence on President Donald Trump or his campaign colluding with Russians to interfere in the 2016 presidential election that "it would have been leaked by now".

"Yesterday - I don't know if you if you were following this over the weekend - he thumbed a doozy".

The President's Sunday move about the objective behind the 2016 Trump Tower meeting was the latest step in the long-evolving story from him, Donald Trump Jr. and the President's legal team.

Kimmel began with the recent admission that Don Jr. did knowingly meet with the Russians trying to get information on Hillary Clinton.

However, he subsequently admitted he had agreed to the meeting after being told he would be offered information that would prove detrimental to Mrs Clinton.

Trump's admission through Twitter on Sunday about the goal behind the 2016 Trump Tower meeting was the latest step in the long-evolving story from Trump, Trump Jr. and the President's legal team.

"I wasn't involved in the statement drafting at all, nor was the President", Sekulow said on July 12, 2017.

The Post reported a few weeks later that Trump Jr.'s initial misleading statement had been "dictated" by Trump.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied allegations by US intelligence agencies that his government meddled and Trump denies collusion, describing the Mueller investigation as a political witch hunt that should be shut down.

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The Trump team maintains that the meeting failed to yield compromising information on Clinton, Trump's Democratic opponent.

It's been awhile, so let's check in on the Twitter account belonging to President Donald Trump's personal attorney, former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating United States intelligence findings that Russians conspired to sway the election in Mr Trump's favour.

U.S. President Donald Trump, in the midst of a working vacation, unleashed a new barrage of attacks on the national news media Sunday, saying it was "very unsafe & sick!" "You then misled the country about the goal of the Trump Tower meeting when it became public". White House press secretary Sarah Sanders later said that Trump had "weighed in" on the statement.

While collusion is not a technical legal charge, Mueller could bring conspiracy charges if he finds that any campaign member worked with Russian Federation to break US law.

Trump has stepped up his public attacks on the Mueller probe since the first trial to arise from it began last week in Alexandria, Virginia, involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

On Sunday, Trump also defended tariffs he has imposed on imports into the U.S.

Moreover, contrary to Trump's assertion, there are extremely strict federal laws prohibiting foreign nationals from getting materially involved in US elections. Trump has publicly expressed a desire to be interviewed, but his lawyers have repeatedly objected to the investigators' proposals. In Trump, they see someone who will deliver them jobs, with an economic resurgence that the President insists nearly daily is happening in an unprecedented manner.

"Obviously, from a legal standpoint, he's making things worse", Smith said. Dowd subsequently resigned from the Trump team. They purposely cause great division & distrust.

"Emin just called and asked me to contact you with something very interesting", Goldstone wrote to Trump Jr.in early June 2016.

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