Graham: Trump Jr.'s Emails About Meeting Russian Lawyer 'Disturbing'

Graham: Trump Jr.'s Emails About Meeting Russian Lawyer 'Disturbing'

It wasn't clear whether this was the entirety of the emails between the two parties. Goldstone claimed that "the crown prosecutor of Russia" was offering "to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russian Federation and would be very useful to your father".

The Russian lawyer whom Donald Trump Jr. met with previous year after being promised compromising information about Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonRussian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. says she doesn't represent Kremlin Assange: I tried to get Trump Jr.to publish emails with WikiLeaks Five questions raised by the Trump Jr. emails MORE said she doesn't represent the Russian government, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. He said that he first wanted to speak by phone, but that when that didn't work out, he was told that the attorney would be in NY "and I made a decision to take the meeting". "So I don't know what Mr. Trump Jr.'s version of the facts are". Emin is an Azerbaijani singer-songwriter and businessman.

In another email dated June 7, 2016, Goldstone refers to a meeting with "The Russian government attorney who is flying over from Moscow". However, according to The New York Times's Clifford Levy, the chain was posted to get ahead of the newspaper before it broke the story.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Tuesday said Donald Trump Jr.'s emails setting up a meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer who promised to have compromising information on Hillary Clinton are "disturbing" and "very problematic".

"All I knew was that Donald Trump Jr. was willing to meet with me", she said through a translator.

Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious
The coalition government only says that they will amend the GST without coming out with details, he added. The independent MLA Er Sheikh Abdur Rashid also clashed with PDP's Javed Beig.

In a statement accompanying the emails, Donald Jr said he believed he was going to receive "political opposition research" on Clinton, and added that the Russian lawyer, "as she has said publicly, was not a government official".

The email release followed days of evolving accounts from Trump Jr. about the nature of the meeting and its objective.

It's also hard to have confidence in the president, on either the collusion question or the broader U.S. -Russia relationship, which was badly managed in Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at last week's G-20 summit.

"Anytime you're in a campaign and you get an offer from a foreign government to help your campaign, the answer is 'no, '" Graham said Tuesday. "The American people face a White House riddled with shadowy Russian connections and desperate to hide the truth".

Trump jumped to his son's defense, saying in a statement: "My son is a high-quality person and I applaud his transparency".

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