Russia lobbyist attended Trump son's meeting

Dominique Dufresne
Juillet 17, 2017

The president did not address the implications of his son seeking opposition research from a hostile foreign power, instead praising Donald Trump Jr.'s "transparency" for releasing the emails.

The president made the comments on Sunday as his attorney Jay Sekulow, appeared on multiple morning news programs, asserting that he is unaware of any other such meetings by Donald Trump, Jr.

The revelation of the meeting would be the most tangible evidence yet of a connection between Trump's campaign and Russia, a subject that has also prompted an investigation by a federal special counsel. Intangible donations could include information regarding another candidate.

CNN has previously reported that on June 21 Kushner's lawyers provided an amended security clearance form to the FBI listing the meeting with the Russian lawyer. "Unless the Secret Service thought that the senior Trump or Vladimir Putin himself was going to be at or very near the meeting, Sekulow's claim that the Secret Service 'allowed' the Russians in is what raises the real questions", wrote Josh Israel at ThinkProgress.

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"The president was not aware about this meeting, did not participate in this meeting", Sekulow told the CBS programme "Face the Nation".

"I wonder why the Secret Service, if this was nefarious, why the Secret Service allowed these people in", Sekulow said on ABC's "This Week".

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"I think any witness who's been asked to testify in Congress should do that", Ryan said.

"I never worked for the Russian government". Only in September 2016 - well after the Russian visit - did agents begin to provide protection for Ivanka Trump. He also argued that "collusion" is a political term, not a legal term.

Sounds like the Secret Service wasn't even involved.

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