Sean Spicer contradicts Trump Jr and insists Russian meeting was about adoption

Sean Spicer contradicts Trump Jr and insists Russian meeting was about adoption

On Monday morning, Trump again took to Twitter to defend his son after a multiple tweets about the matter this weekend.

Born in the former Soviet Union, Akhmetshin served in its military and has suspected ties to Russian intelligence. In the days following Trump Jr.'s appearance on Fox News' "Hannity", additional information about the meeting has slowly leaked.

According to reports, the unreported meeting, which took place on June 9, 2016 at Trump Tower in Manhattan, was attended by Trump's campaign chairman, Paul J. Manafort and his son-in-law Jared Kushner.

But Senator Mark Warner, the leading Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says that he finds it "unbelievable" that Trump was not told about the meeting a year ago.

It was announced on Saturday that Trump had hired Washington attorney Ty Cobb to serve as his special counsel to handle the White House's response to the Russian Federation investigations.

The meeting appears to be the most tangible evidence of a connection between Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation, a subject that has prompted investigations by congressional committees and a federal special counsel.

Both Donald Trump Jr. and his father have repeatedly insisted that nothing came out of the meeting. The President's tweet reflects a popular belief about how campaigns get and use opposition research. He also argued that "collusion" is a political term, not a legal term.

"If this was nefarious, why did the Secret Service allowed these people in". The service's mission is to protect the president, not to monitor meetings.

During his confirmation hearing last week on Capitol Hill, Christopher Wray, Donald Trump's choice to lead the FBI, said if any campaign is contacted by a foreign government, it'd "wise" to contact federal law enforcement officials.

"Here is the reality: The meeting in and of itself, of course, as I've said before, is not a violation of the law", Sekulow said on "This Week".

The President also commended ex-campaign adviser Michael Caputo for publicly denying knowledge of any alleged contacts between the campaign and Russian Federation after testifying privately to the House intelligence committee Friday. Putin could have torpedoed President Trump anytime before the election by leaking the email chain.

"Hillary Clinton can illegally get the questions to the Debate & delete 33,000 emails but my son Don is being scorned by the Fake News Media?", he wrote on Twitter.



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