had agreed to meet with Veselnitskaya after he was promised she would provide damaging information about Hillary Clinton.Trump Jr.'s initial statement made no mention of Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.More details about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign have surfaced in recent days, in the face of persistent White House denials of any collusion between Trump campaign and Russia during the election cycle.
That was the end of it and there was no further contact or follow-up of any kind. (@Donald JTrump Jr) July 10, 2017He also explained in a Tweet the disparity in his two statements on the meeting as having "simply provided more details."And he tweeted that he's "happy to work with the committee to pass on what [he] know[s]."The White House says the president didn't know about his son's meeting with the Russian lawyer in June 2016 even though Mr. Asked when the president learned about the meeting, deputy spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "I believe in the last couple of days is my understanding."She adds, "I would certainly say Don Jr.
and "the Russian government attorney" who is flying over from Moscow on the following Thursday. Trump clinched the Republican nomination, as The Washington Post's Phillip Bump pointed out, Mr.
Trump promised to give a "major speech" within days that would be "very informative" on the topic of the Clintons."I am going to give a major speech on probably Monday of next week and we're going to be discussing all of the things that have taken place with the Clintons," he said.
Trump, "but it is ultra sensitive so wanted to send to you first," he wrote to Trump Jr. replies, "If it's what you say, I love it especially later in the summer." Goldstone emails Trump Jr.
again and says Emin asked that he schedule a meeting with Trump Jr.