Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on Hilary

Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on Hilary

Trump Jr.is a subject in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia's investigation for his role in a meeting at Trump Tower with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.

Mueller is in the midst of a 15-month investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, Trump campaign ties to Russia and whether Trump, as president, obstructed justice by trying to thwart the investigation.

"And we've seen 1.4 million documents, we've provided 32 witness interviews of any type of collusion on behalf of the president and the Russians".

He has called the ongoing investigations in the USA "the greatest political witch hunt in history". Trump has repeatedly denied collusion with Russian Federation or any other wrongdoing.

What did Trump say?

When the source cited by CNN expressed apparent concern about the oxygen the president is supplying to the topic, that source very well could have been expressing concern about the obstruction element.

This morning, President Trump tweeted out an admission that contradicts over years worth of statements his team has made about the nature of the June 9, 2016 Trump Tower meeting.

"I had bad information at that time and made a mistake in my statement", he said on ABC's "This Week" program, before continuing attacks on the integrity of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in USA politics, a strategy Trump personally began from the time he took office. "I did not know about it!"

And Trump in his tweet Sunday repeated his assertion that he had no advance knowledge of the Trump Tower meeting. In that statement, Trump Jr. indicated that the meeting had been "primarily" about the issue of the adoption of Russian children by Americans.

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Later White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had said the president weighed in, but didn't dictate a statement released in July 2017 on the meeting, which said the get-together was focused on Russian adoptions.

The president also referred to the reports that he is concerned about the potential legal problems his son might face as "fake news" and a "complete fabrication".

The misdirection came amid a series of searing tweets sent from Trump's New Jersey golf club.

Why is the Trump Tower meeting controversial?

The surprising claim in Trump's tweet is that it is legal for a campaign to get information from a foreign entity about a political opponent.

His apparently enthusiastic response to the offer of information about Mrs Clinton could also breach conspiracy laws.

The U-turn was the USA president's clearest acknowledgement that the June 2016 meeting was aimed at getting damaging information on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

Trump, his son, his lawyers and other administration officials have repeatedly said Trump did not know about the now infamous meeting, until news of it broke in July 2017.

Later Sunday, Jay Sekulow, one of the president's lawyers, defended the 2016 meeting. "Nobody's pointed to one", Mr Sekulow told ABC News.

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