Donald Trump Jr. tells Fox News he did not tell the father of the meeting with a Russian lawyer: “There was nothing to tell.” Now, he says, he would do things differently. Senate speaks of crime of treason.
Donald Trump’s son said on Tuesday that he had not informed his then-presidential father about his meeting with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information to Hillary Clinton after learning that there was an effort by the Government to help Donald Trump’s campaign. Now he would do things differently, he said.
In an interview with Fox News, the conservative’s favorite vehicle and now US President Donald Trump Jr., who “would probably do things a bit differently,” as far as the meeting with the Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
Donald Trump’s son, who is not part of the administration but was involved in his father’s campaign at the time of this meeting, agreed to meet in June 2016 with a Russian lawyer who allegedly represented the Government, With the support of the son of a Russian billionaire with whom Donald Trump had business.
Donald Trump Jr. was informed that the lawyer would be close to the Kremlin and wanted to pass on damaging information about Hillary Clinton. “I love it,” was the response of Donald Trump’s son.
In the same email exchange, Donald Trump Jr. was informed by the advertiser that there was an effort by the Russian government to help Donald Trump’s campaign.
The controversy, which began with a first report on Saturday, published by the New York Times, had developments that Tuesday put it at the top of the media agenda.
In response, after being informed that the New York Times would publish these emails, Donald Trump Jr. published the exchange of emails on Twitter.
Donald Trump Jr., after several congressmen raised the possibility that this act could be considered treason for justice, defended himself on Fox News, himself and his father.
About Donald Trump, the son says he knew nothing and did not inform him of the meeting, which was attended by Jared Kushner, counselor and son-in-law of the President, and Paul Mannafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, and a Of the first investigated by justice for the potential collaboration between the campaign and the Russian government to interfere with the elections. “There was nothing to tell,” he said.
As for his actions, Donald Trump Jr. admits that he would now do things quite differently, but devalues, as he has been doing, the meeting.
“It was nothing. […] They were literally only 20 minutes wasted, which was a shame, “he said.
Donald Trump Jr. said he was coming to read about various scandals that did not have the media attention due and I think “it would have something to do with it.”
“I did not know if there was any credibility, I did not know if there was something behind, I can not certify the information. Someone sent me an email. I can not control what someone tells me. I read it, and I respond appropriately, “he added.